Tamil director Jeeva succumbs to cardiac arrest


MUMBAI: Well-known cinematographer, writer and director Jeeva has died at the age of 43, following a cardiac arrest.

Reports say the filmmaker suffered an arrest while he was in Russia, during the shooting for the final schedule of the Kangana Ranaut starrer Dhaam Dhoom. Reports put the time of his death around 3 am.

Apart from making Tamil movies which have been huge hits; Jeeva did a body of work for Bollywood films, having been associated with films like Hulchul, Run, Indian, Baaghban and Hera Pheri.

The body is expected to be flown back to India soon for the final rituals.