National Award-winning Tamil director SP Jananathan passes away; Vijay Sethupathi, Shruti Haasan and other south celebs pay tribute


National Award-winning Tamil director SP Jananathan passed away on Sunday. He was 61. The exact cause of his death has not been revealed but it has been reported that Jananathan was found unconscious at his home on Thursday, after which he was admitted to a hospital in Chennai and doctors called him critically ill. However, he died due to a cardiac arrest on Sunday.

Several celebs like Shruti Haasan, D.Imman, Mohan Raja, Vijay Sethupathi, PC Sreeram, Pa Ranjith, Karthika Nair, Aishwarya Rajesh,Gaurav Narayanan, Venkat Prabhu, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj, Rajesh M, Viveka and others paid tribute to the director. Check out their posts below:

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He was known for directing films like Peranmai and Iyarkai, for which he won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. He was recently working on Laabam that stars Vijay Sethupathi, Shruti Haasan, Jagapathi Babu, Sai Dhanshika and Kalaiyarasan.

(Source: Twitter)