Media baron, movie producer and politician P .V. Gangadharan handed at a personal hospital right here on Friday . He was 80.
PVG, as he was popularly identified, had been ailing for the previous few days and suffered a cardiac arrest this morning which proved deadly.
He was a full time director of the Mathrubhumi media home, one of many pioneering media organisations within the state.
He was known as the “live wire” of Grihalekshmi Film manufacturing home that produced stellar Malayalam movies which embrace nationwide award profitable ones like ‘Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha’ that fetched the nationwide award for celebrity Mammootty.
A real Congressman, PVG served as a AICC member for lengthy and on the 2011 Assembly elections, he unsuccessfully contested because the occasion candidate.
Remembering him as an individual with a delicate demeanor, Goa Governor and very long time pal P. S. Sreedharan Pillai termed Gangadharan a
“human and loveable” character.
“PVG was a friend to all and a humane person. We used to often be together at various functions. His down to earth nature endeared him to all, ” mentioned Pillai recalling his very long time affiliation with him.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the loss of life of PVG and termed him a “multifaceted” character.
His final rites are anticipated to be held right here on Saturday.