Veteran Malayalam filmmaker KG George has passed away at the age of 77. According to Manorama Online, the director breathed his last at an old age home in Kakkanad on Sunday, 24 September. He was reportedly undergoing treatment for a stroke.
KG George, whose full name is Geevarghese George, was born in May 1945 in Thiruvalla. KG completed his graduation from Political Science from NSS College, Changanassery, and a film direction course from Pune Film Institute.
Kg entered the film industry as an assistant director to filmmaker Ramu Karyat. Some of his prominent works include Irakal, Yavanika, Panchavadipalam, Lekha’s Death in a Flashback, and Adam’s Rib. He has also directed films like Mela, Iraala, Swapnadanam, Akkatad, and Kolamal, among others.
The last film helmed by KG was 1998’s Ilavankot Desam.