Legendary director Mahendran passes away


Veteran director Mahendran of Mullum Mallarum fame, who was hospitalized last week due to age-related ailments has passed away earlier this morning. The legendary director was also seen as an actor in recent film like Vijay's 'Theri' and Rajinikanth's 'Petta'. A public homage session has been arranged at his residence in Pallikaranai, and cremation is being planned today evening. Last week, the director was admitted in hospital after health issues, and he was expected to recover soon. The director's son John Mahendran posted a tweet requesting fans and followers to pray for the veteran's speedy recovery.