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Renowned director Lenin Rajendran dies at 67

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Eminent Malayalam filmmaker and of the Film Development Corporation, Lenin Rajendran, Monday died at a private hospital in Chennai following liver related ailments, hospital sources said.

Rajendran, 67, recently underwent liver surgery.

He died at 8.45 pm, the sources said.

Known for his unique style of filmmaking, had entered tinsel town by directing the movie 'Venal' during the early 1980s.

A multiple state award winner, helmed a number of critically acclaimed movies including "Swathi Thirunal", "Daivathinte Vikrithikal", "Mazha", "Kulam" and "Idavapathi".

is survived by wife and two children.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 22:10 IST