Tamil Filmmaker Thamira passes away

Chennai: Tamil filmmaker Thamira passed away at a private hospital here on Tuesday due to Covid-19 related complications.
Thamira assisted legendary filmmakers like K Balachander and Bharathiraja before venturing out on his own.
His debut film as a director was ‘Rettaisuzhi’, which involved some of the biggest names of Tamil cinema.
While director Shankar bankrolled it, the film had Thamira’s mentors Balachander and Bharathiraja in pivotal roles. The film was released in 2010.
Thamira’s second movie was titled ‘Aan Devathai’, which in Tamil translates to ‘Male Angel’.
The 2018 film had Samuthirakani, Ramya Pandian, Kavin and Monica in the lead roles.
Thamira has also helmed a web series called ‘My Perfect Husband’. Starring veteran actors Sathyaraj and Seetha in the lead roles, the series is set to release on Disney plus Hotstar.
The death of Thamira has sent shock waves across the Tamil film industry.