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Cinematographer MJ Radhakrishnan dies of heart attack

Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 12 (UNI) Acclaimed cinematographer MJ Radhakrishnan died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital here on Friday.
He was 61. He is survived by his wife Sreelatha, son Yadu and daughter Neeraja.
MJ Radhakrishnan who was working mainly in Malayalam films had won Kerala State Award for Best Cinematography 7 times. Earlier he worked as a still photographer and then as an associate to renowned cinematographer turned director Shaji N. Karun.
His important works include Deshadanam, Karunam and Naalu Pennungal. His films have been screened at several prominent film festivals around the world including Cannes, Toronto, Chicago, Rhode Island and Rotterdam.
One of his works, Marana Simhasanam (Throne of Death) won Golden Camera Award in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.
He has worked for over 75 feature films and several documentaries and has worked with some of the prominent Indian film makers including Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Murali Nair, Shaji N Karun, TV Chandran, Dr Biju, Jayaraj and Renjith.
He mostly works on arthouse films and is known for his natural lighting styles. In a career spanning more than two decades, he has worked with a number of young film makers, mostly in their maiden ventures.
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BJP announces list of 10 district presidents

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Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (UNI) Kerala BJP on Sunday announced new district presidents for 10 districts in the State. The party is likely to announce the new state president in the coming days.

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Accused in theft absconds from PS with hand cuffs in AP

19 Jan 2020 | 10:17 PM

Chittoor, Jan 19 (UNI) In a bizarre incident, a theft accused who was with hand cuffs, has absconded from police station toilet by jumping the its wall when he attended nature call in Tiruchanur, in the district on Sunday.

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Teacher sexually assaults class 9 student in AP

19 Jan 2020 | 10:16 PM

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Nirmala allays fears, says no business will be treated with suspicion

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