Popular cinematographer Ramachandra Babu passes away
Veteran cinematographer Ramachandra Babu died at the age of 72 at Calicut Medical College On December 21. He suffered a cardiac arrest during a location hunt recently and rushed to hospital immediately. He is survived by his wife K. Lathika Rani. He made his debut as a cinematographer with the 1971 movie Vidyarthikale Ithile Ithile. Later, he has cranked the camera for many notable movies like Nirmalyam, Rathinirvedam, Chamaram and Oru Vadakkan Veeragadha.
He is a four time winner of Kerala state film award for best cinematography. Recently, he made his debut as a director with the Dileep starrer Professor Dinkan. Unfortunately, the filming for the movie is not completed yet.