Popular Cinematographer passed away !!
Cinematographer Priyan, who was also the Vice President of SICA, passed away due to cardiac arrest yesterday. He was 53.
Priyan, who was born in Virudhunagar started working as an assistant in the camera unit with producer K. Balaji. Then he had an oppurtunity to work with director Balu Mahendra and director Rajiv Menon.
He made a debut as a cinematographer in Thotta Chinungi, which was released in the year 1995.
Then he worked in the films like, Porkalam, Vetri Kodi Kattu, Thenali, Arul, Velayutham, Jilla
He is known well for the films like Saamy and Singam series which was directed by director Hari. He was working in Saamy 2 as well. He started working with Hari in Tamizh and he worked with Hari together in 12 movies.
He is survived by wife and two daughters and his last rites will be held in Virudhunagar today.
May his soul rest in peace.