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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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Maker Village facilities and products are world-class: IEEE delegation

21 Oct 2019 | 9:41 PM

Kochi, Oct 21 (UNI) The products of the startups at Maker Village Kochi are world-class and at par with Singapore’s famed Electronic Hardware Ecosystem, according to an international delegation on a visit to this city.

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Kerala student injured by hammer during athlete meet, dies

21 Oct 2019 | 9:36 PM

Kottayam, Oct 21 (UNI) A teenager student volunteer, who was seriously injured after a hammer thrown by a contestant, struck his head, died here on Monday.

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Former CM Kumaraswamy meets DK Shivakuamr at Tihar jail

21 Oct 2019 | 8:51 PM

Bengaluru, Oct 21 (UNI) Former Karnataka Chief Minister and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Monday met former Karnataka Minister and senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar at Tihar Jail in New Delhi.

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Siddaramaiah has lost his mind, says Min Ashok over former's remarks on Savarkar

21 Oct 2019 | 8:10 PM

Mangaluru, Oct 21 (UNI) Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashok on Monday hit out at former Karnataka Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah over his recent remarks on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in the backdrop of Centre's move to propose Bharat Ratna for him.

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