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Eddelu Manjunatha Producer Sanath Kumar Passes Away

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Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 14:30 [IST]

Journalist, film critic, documentary movie director and producer Sanath Kumar passed away, this morning, March 19, Wednesday. Sanath was reportedly suffering from Jaundice and Diabetes from past few days.

Sanath (43), who was a divorcee, is survived by mother and a younger brother. On Monday (March 17), Sanath was admitted to Mallya hospital, where he breathed his last. Beside Sugar and Diabetes, Sanath was on the recovery path from his recent liver surgery.

Producer Sanath Kumar Passes Away

In 2012, Sanath's leg was removed due to the adverse effect of diabetes, after which he was in the bed rest for few days. Sanath, who was based out of Chitradurga, had started his career as a journalist by working in Kannada newspapers Prajavani and Vaara Patrike.

Later, Sanath was attracted towards documentary movie making, film producing and others. Apart from movie making, he had also worked as the Radio Journalist for Australian based SBS radio. By producing Eddelu Manjunatha, Sanath had become successful producer in Kannada film industry. The movie, which had Jaggesh and Yagna Shetty in the lead role, was directed by Guruprasad. As a documentary movie maker, he came to limelight with the famous documentary on Mysore and Mysore Dasara.

Topics: eddelu manjunatha, jaggesh, yagna shetty, guruprasad
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Story first published:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 13:03 [IST]
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