THRISSUR: Film director Sajan Kurian, 33, passed away in Ladakh during the shoot of his film ‘Bibleo’ starring actors Shine Tom and Joy Mathew. The Thrissur-based director had written a book of the same name, and was adapting it for silver screen. “The temperature had dropped far below negative in Ladakh, when Sajan and another person took ill with breathing difficulties. However, Sajan’s condition deteriorated and he died at the hospital,” said Solly Davy, his sister. He is the son of Kurian CC and late Annie.
According to his family members, he had left for the shoot last Sunday. “His colleagues on the set, including Shine Tom, had informed us of the situation. Sajan had completed a diploma in electronics before moving into film field. He has been working independently since the beginning. His body will be taken from Ladakh on Wednesday and will reach Nedumbassery airport by late evening,” said Davy.
Sajan has an elder brother Santhosh, who works in Mumbai, and Solly Davy is employed as a teacher. His previous directorial ventures were ‘The Last Vision’ and ‘Dancing Death’.