Seven-time Kerala State Film Award winning cinematographer M. J. Radhakrishnan passed away here on Friday evening, industry sources said.
The 60-year-old cameraman suffered a cardiac arrest at his home here and passed away while on his way to the hospital.
He had helmed films like 'Deshadanam', 'Karunam' and 'Naalu Pennungal' to name a few.
He began his film career as an assistant to ace filmmaker and cinematographer Shaji N. Karun. Over a quarter of a century, he helmed 75 films, besides numerous documentaries and also worked for internationally acclaimed filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the death of Radhakrishnan and said that the industry had lost a stalwart.
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