Renowned director producer and writer Sangeeth Sivan passes away

Sangeeth Sivan, the eldest son of filmmaker Sivan, has passed away, leaving behind a legacy deeply woven into the fabric of the film industry. Alongside his brothers Santosh Sivan and Sanjeev Sivan, he ventured into the realm of cinema. He was receiving treatment at a private hospital in Mumbai, where he breathed his last.

Sangeeth Sivan

Commencing his career as the executive producer for Basu Bhattacharya’s son Aditya Bhattacharya’s debut film Raakh, starring Aamir Khan and Pankaj Kapur, Sangeeth swiftly transitioned into directing. His directorial debut, the Malayalam film Vyooham (1990), garnered significant attention, laying the foundation for his rise to prominence with the successful Yodha (1992) in the Malayalam cinema.

Sangeeth Sivan

While his Bollywood debut Zor (1998), featuring Sunny Deol, struggled at the box office, Sangeeth’s directorial acumen earned him admiration from numerous producers. Following a brief hiatus, he engaged in projects such as Jackie Shroff’s Sandhya (2003) and Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne (2003). He directed the comedy film Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 in 2013, featuring the Deol family. His final work was the thriller web series Bhram in 2019.

Sangeeth Sivan’s collaboration with Mohanlal in films like Yodha, Gandharvam, and Nirnayam garnered a cult following, marking significant milestones in his illustrious career. His departure leaves behind a void in the industry, but his contributions will continue to resonate within the hearts of cinephiles and colleagues alike.