The funeral of screenwriter John Paul, who gave birth to numerous lively characters on screen, was held with full state honours at 4.10pm at Elamkulam Church, Kochi, on Sunday.
John Paul gifted Malayalam cinema a glorious era through screenplays noted for their artistic merit.
He termed John Paul’s writing style unique.
He is all praise for John for his craft, which enhanced his characters.
John Paul was a man of composure and the nature of his screenplays, which defined the Malayalam cinema of the 1980s, rightly reflected his personality.
Taking to Instagram, Kunchacko Boban penned a touching tribute to the late screenwriter , who had been keeping unwell for some time.
He was the producer of the award-winning classic movie Oru Cheupunchiri directed by MT Vasudevan Nair.
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.