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Veteran Kannada Filmmaker Okay V Raju Dies At 67

A throwback of Okay V Raju. (courtesy DirectorsIFTDA)


  • He was affected by age associated illnesses
  • He died of coronary heart assault
  • He made his debut in 1982


Famous Kannada movie director Okay V Raju died after extended sickness at his residence in Bengaluru on Friday, individuals carefully related to him mentioned. “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 business mentioned.

Jairaj was a director par excellence beneath whose tutelage many individuals made a reputation within the movie business, Jairaj mentioned.

He made his debut in 1982 with the Kannada film Badada Hoovu as an assistant director to his brother Okay V Jayaram. Nevertheless, he made a mark as a scriptwriter and director with the film Olave Baduku in 1984.

The ace director gave many hit films reminiscent of Sangrama, Bandha Mukta and Yuddhakanda.

Jairaj made his entry within the Hindi movie business by directing the film Indrajeet starring Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Prada in 1991.

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