One of the most loved directors of Tamil cinema, Mahendran had to leave us all recently and the entire industry is mourning the death of one of the best creators.
Director Mahendran has played an important role in introducing artists to the industry and the current directors including Mani Ratnam was inspired by Mahendran.
Actress Suhasini was one among the stars he introduced. The director made Suhasini act in his Nenjathai Killaathey and the actress later went on to win national award for her performance in Sindu Bairavi.
While mourning the death of her director, Suhasini shared an old and one of the rare pictures of the director. The photo is going viral on Social Media now.
mahendran sir. creator ahead of times. pic.twitter.com/ZoRKtPSdGo
— Suhasini Maniratnam (@hasinimani) April 3, 2019
my mentor philosopher and guide Director Mahendran Sir …RIP you were way ahead of times in your writing and thoughts …we were all your students many of us thanks for showing us the path to real cinema
— Suhasini Maniratnam (@hasinimani) April 2, 2019