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Popular cinematographer Ramachandra Babu passes away

Popular cinematographer Ramachandra Babu passes away

Veteran cinematographer Ramachandra Babu died at the age of 72 at Calicut Medical College On December 21. He suffered a cardiac arrest during a location hunt recently and rushed to hospital immediately. He is survived by his wife K. Lathika Rani. He made his debut as a cinematographer with the 1971 movie Vidyarthikale Ithile Ithile. Later, he has cranked the camera for many notable movies like Nirmalyam, Rathinirvedam, Chamaram and Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha.

He is a four time winner of Kerala state film award for best cinematography. Recently, he made his debut as a director with the Dileep starrer Professor Dinkan. Unfortunately, the filming for the movie is not completed yet.

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