Veteran Tamil film cinematographer P N Sundaram died in Chennai on Monday(22-03-10) due to old-age related ailments, industry sources said.
He was 82 and is survived by son and two daughters.
Sundaram had worked in films starring top stars including the late MG Ramachandran, ‘Sivaji’ Ganesan and Jayalalithaa and had also worked in other language films including Hindi and Malayalam.
AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa condoled Sundaram’s death and said he remained on top for nearly five decades and recalled the famous movies in which he had worked including ‘Adimaipenn’, where she paired opposite MGR, and others including ‘Oli Vilakku.’
Meanwhile, the Film Employees’ Federation of South India (FEFSI) and Producers’ Association, announced cancelling all shooting scheduled for today.