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Tamil director Jeeva dead

June 26, 2007 12:32 IST
Last Updated: June 26, 2007 13:15 IST

Popular Tamil director Jeeva died of a heart attack in Moscow [Images], Russia [Images], yesterday, June 25. He was 44.

He had gone to Russia for the shooting of his new film, Tham Thoom.

Jeeva started off as a camera assistant and later, become a cinematographer. He worked with Tamil director Shankar in films like Gentleman, Kadhalan and Indian. He has also worked in Hindi films like Hulchul, Baghban and Hera Pheri.

Jeeva turned director with 12B and Ullam Ketkume. His recent release Unnale Unnale was a hit.

His body is expected to be brought back to Chennai on June 27 for the final rites, the sources said.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

With inputs from UNI

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