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Director Surya Kiran breathes his last

Monday, March 11, 2024 • Telugu Comments
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Director Surya Kiran breathes his last

Child actor-turned-director Surya Kiran, known for his work in Telugu cinema with notable films like 'Satyam' and 'Dhana 51' featuring Sumanth Akkineni, passed away at his home in Chennai on March 11. Reports indicate that the director, who was previously married to actress Kalyani (Kaveri) before their divorce, succumbed to illness, specifically severe jaundice.

Surya Kiran began his career as a child actor and appeared in around 200 films alongside top stars of Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu cinema. He was credited as Master Suresh during his stint as a child actor. Transitioning to directing, he made his mark with the 2003 film 'Satyam,' starring Sumanth Akkineni and Genelia, which garnered him instant fame and success. He followed it up with 'Dhana 51' in 2005, also featuring Sumanth.

His directorial journey continued with films like 'Brahmastram' (2006), 'Raju Bhai' (2007), and 'Chapter 6' (2010). However, personal challenges, including financial difficulties following his divorce from Kalyani, led him to neglect his professional career for a period. Despite this, he recently expressed his intention to return to filmmaking, revealing plans for a project with comedian-actor Saptagiri.

Director Surya Kiran breathes his last

Surya Kiran's last completed film, 'Arasi,' featuring Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, is set for release. His unexpected demise has shocked the industry, with condolences pouring in from the Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Telugu film industries. His sister Sujitha, known for her work in serials like 'Vadinamma' and 'Papam Pasivadu,' is also a respected figure in the South Indian entertainment industry.

Details about his funeral arrangements are yet to be finalized, but it has been announced that the last rites will be held at his residence in Chennai on Tuesday. Surya Kiran's contribution to cinema and his untimely passing have left a void in the hearts of many. Condolences are pouring in from all quarters and fans are shocked on hearing the news of Surya Kiran's sudden demise.

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