I V Sasi

Not far from the madding crowd

Showman! By all means, I V Sasi was one. He was a people’s director who always visioned myriad colours on the wider canvas

published on : 25th October 2017

My guru, I V Sasi, a complete teacher and guide: Anil

I joined I V Sasi’s crew as an assistant director in 1978 through the movie Njan Njan Matram. The only asset I had was my passion for cinema.

published on : 25th October 2017

I V Sasi's vision raised Kozhikode’s cultural profile

Though he stayed away from Kozhikode - his hometown - for long, I V Sasi had a big hand in raising its profile in popular culture through his strong presence in Malayalam cinema.

published on : 25th October 2017

Sathyan’s poser made Sasi take up filmmaking

Before he left an indelible mark in the Malayalam movie industry with his innovative directorial style, I V Sasi had spent his days toiling in Chennai to make it big.

published on : 25th October 2017

I V Sasi: An unsung legend

As a person, Sasi used to take quick strides. He brought this pace into the frames. He may be the first mainstream director in south India to bring this swiftness in visuals.

published on : 25th October 2017

Cinema was I V Sasi's first wife: Seema

At the Vijaya Gardens in Chennai, in 1977, Seema was waiting with a dancer Manisha for a film shoot. Suddenly, she heard somebody snapping his fingers.

published on : 24th October 2017

Burning Wells: I V Sasi leaves behind a dream

I V Sasi was planning to direct burning wells, a movie on kuwait war

published on : 24th October 2017

Legendary film-maker I V Sasi, man who made Mammootty a star, passes away

Known for technical brilliance and stylish making, I V Sasi's works brought in the mass to the theatres, earning him the tag of showman of Malayalam cinema.

published on : 24th October 2017
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