SP Jananathan no more: Tamil film fraternity reacts to the director's demise
The director who was in critical condition for the last two days, passed away today at 10 AM at the age of 61
National Award-winning filmmaker SP Jananathan breathed his last in a private hospital in Chennai today. He was 61.
Jananathan was working on his upcoming film Laabam, starring Vijay Sethupathi. He made his filmmaking debut with 2003's Iyarkai, for which the director won the National Award under the Best Feature Film in Tamil category. He went on to make films like E and Peranmai. In 2015, he also ventured into production with Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai.
After the news about Jananathan's demise broke, people from the film fraternity, friends, and fans took to social media to express their grief and condolences.
It is with the heaviest Heart that We say good bye to #SPJananathan sir - it was a pleasure working with you sir Thankyou for your wisdom and kind words you will always be in my thoughts ! My deepest condolences to his family pic.twitter.com/Ox1Ag0EEYE
— shruti haasan (@shrutihaasan) March 14, 2021
Love u sir pic.twitter.com/FTfNVsFZnT
— VijaySethupathi (@VijaySethuOffl) March 14, 2021
Your films will remembered as it reflected your conviction towards society .
May your soul rest in peace .
— pcsreeramISC (@pcsreeram) March 14, 2021
— Arya (@arya_offl) March 14, 2021
RIP Jana sir. No one can take u away from our memories. pic.twitter.com/4uVlYPgoZu
— Jayam Ravi (@actor_jayamravi) March 14, 2021
எளிய மக்களின் வாழ்வை,அவர்கள் பின்னால் சுழலும் அதிகார சுரண்டலை, துணிச்சலுடன் காட்சிபடுத்தி தமிழ்த்திரையில் புது வெளிச்சம் பாய்ச்சிய “முன்னத்தி ஏர்”தோழர் திரு.SP ஜனநாதன் ஐயா அவர்களின் இறப்பு செய்தி பெரும் துயரத்தை உண்டாக்குகிறது. அவரை இழந்து வாடும் அனைவருக்கும் ஆழ்ந்த இரங்கல்கள் !! pic.twitter.com/IxAxmO5OWy
— pa.ranjith (@beemji) March 14, 2021
— aishwarya rajesh (@aishu_dil) March 14, 2021
So heartbreaking this is..
RIP #SPJananathan sir..
Such an inspiration to me n many
A great soul to be remembered always
— Mohan Raja (@jayam_mohanraja) March 14, 2021
Shocking #RIPSPJananathan my deepest condolences to family and friends
— venkat prabhu (@vp_offl) March 14, 2021
I consider every director I worked with my Guru, Jhana sir holds a special place in my heart. Blessed to have been a part of his journey. Can't believe he is gone #RIPSPJananathan Sir
Please pray for his soul.
Forever his Kuyili. pic.twitter.com/adOA874Mgk
— Karthika Nair (@KarthikaNair9) March 14, 2021
Very sad & shocked to hear the passing away of one of the finest filmmakers #SPJhananathan sir. Unbelievable & unfortunate. Rest in peace Jhana sir. Will miss your warmth & friendliness pic.twitter.com/1uNgxqzbOb
— Dr. Dhananjayan BOFTA (@Dhananjayang) March 14, 2021