Popular producer’s brother dies due to Covid-19

The elder brother of Tamil film producer and BOFTA film institute founder G Dhananjayan has died of Covid-19.  Announcing the news on Twitter, the producer has asked people to stay safe.

Dhananjayan took to Twitter to express the sad news of his elder brother passing away due to Corona despite being a healthy individual otherwise. He also cautioned people to be safe.

He wrote, “coronavirus took away my dear elder brother. He was healthy, all of 59 & passed away in just 5 days of infection. His family (wife & son) are tested +Ve & under treatment. While many are coming out of it, few losing their lives. We are in a state of shock. Be safe friends🙏”

“This tweet was posted to make you aware of the deadly pandemic & wishing you all a safe life. We are doing our best to protect my brother’s family who’re tested +Ve. Please pray for their speedy recovery. Take care of yourself & your family friends. Just don’t step out for now🙏,” he added.

Many celebrities have expressing their condolences. So sorry for your loss sir, said Rahul Ravindran. Condolences sir vry sorry, posted anchor DD alias Divyadarshini. So sorry for your loss sir  posted Film editor TS Suresh.

Dhananjayan is a film producer, two-time National Award Winner, columnist, author of four books, founder-dean of BOFTA Film Institute. He was instrumental in producing a number of films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi languages.] Dhananjayan received the ‘Doctor of Philosophy Degree’ (Ph.D) for his thesis on Indian Film Industry in March 2019.