01/12/2015 7:18 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Malayalam Director Sajan Kurian Dies During Ladakh Shoot


Filmmaker Sajan Kurian, director of the upcoming film Bibleo, has reportedly died in Ladakh at the age of 33.

According to The Times Of India, Kurian, also known as Sajan Samaya, was there for the shoot of his film. Temperatures in the high-altitude region were at -24 degree Celsius and the director, staying in a hotel, complained of uneasiness. He died while being rushed to the hospital.

The trailer for his upcoming film

A native of Thrissur, Sajan was a writer and film director. Bibleo, a psychological fantasy thriller based on his own novel, was to be his first feature film, starring Shine Tom Chacko and Joy Mathew in the leads, reported International Business Times.

The film's shoot had nearly wrapped up. Earlier, Sajan had directed two films — named The Last Vision and Dancing Death — which had gone unreleased.

Contact HuffPost India

Also see on HuffPost:

Photo gallery Cold Wave Grips North India See Gallery
US Election
The latest polls, breaking news and analysis on the 2020 US presidential election from HuffPost