Famous Kannada movie director Okay V Raju handed away after extended sickness at his residence in Bengaluru on Friday, individuals intently related to him stated. “Okay V Raju breathed his final at his Rajaji Nagar residence this morning. He was 67,” Karnataka Movie Chamber of Commerce D R Jairaj instructed PTI.
He was affected by age associated illnesses and died of coronary heart assault, Jairaj added. He leaves behind his son and daughter, different sources within the movie trade stated.
Jairaj was a director par excellence below whose tutelage many individuals made a reputation within the movie trade, Jairaj stated.
He made his debut in 1982 with the Kannada film ‘Badada Hoovu’ as an assistant director to his brother Okay V Jayaram. Nonetheless, he made a mark as a scriptwriter and director with the film ‘Olave Baduku’ in 1984.
The ace director gave many hit films similar to ‘Sangrama’, ‘Bandha Mukta’ and ‘Yuddhakanda’.
Jairaj made his entry within the Hindi movie trade by directing the film ‘Indrajeet’ starringand Jaya Prada in 1991.