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AK Lohithadas Dead: Malayalam Director/Writer Lohitadas Passes Away

Noted Malayalam film director and screen play writer AK Lohithadas died due to heart attack today morning.


Lohithadas who is considered as the finest script writer of the Malayalam film industry has scripted movies for popular directors, Bharathan, Sibi Malayil, Satyan Anthikad, Joshi etc. He has also directed twelve films which includes Bhoothakannadi which won National Film Award for Best film in 1997.

He has also won several awards which includes Kerala State Film Award for Best Story - Thaniyavarthanam (1987), Kerala State Film Award for Best Film - Bhoothakannadi (1997) and Tamil Nadu State Film Award for 2nd Best Film - kasthoorimann (1997)

His popular scripts include Thaniyavarthanam, Kireedom (Remaked in Hindi as Gardish by Priyadarshan), Bharatham, Dasharatham, Amaram, Sallappam, Veendum Chila Veetukaryangal, Kasthoorimann (Remaked in Tamil by Lohitadas himself).

His last film was Nivedyam 2007, which was a commercial hit.

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