PV Gangadharan, a distinguished industrialist and a prolific film producer, breathed his last today at 6:30 am in a private hospital located in Kozhikode. The cause of his demise was a heart attack, and he had been undergoing medical care at the hospital for the past three days. Gangadharan was a notable figure and the driving force behind Grihalakshmi Productions, a production house that brought forth numerous memorable films for Malayalees.
In the year 1977, PV Gangadharan ventured into film production, marking the beginning of his remarkable journey in the Malayalam film industry with the movie “Sujatha.Born in 1943 to industrialist PV Samy and Madhavi, the founder of KTC Group of Companies, PV Gangadharan was a member of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). In 2011, he contested in the Assembly elections from the Kozhikode North Constituency. He held the position of a whole-time director at Mathrubhumi, a prominent media company, and was the brother of Mathrubhumi’s Managing Editor, PV Chandran. Continuing the family legacy, his sons Shenuga Jaithilak, Shegna Vigil, and Sherga Sandeep also ventured into film production, producing films like “Uore” and “Janaki Jaane” under the banner of S Cube Films.PV Gangadharan’s passing marks the end of an era, leaving behind a legacy of impactful cinema that will be remembered and cherished by generations to come.