Vijay Sethupathi’s Laabam director SP Jananathan found unconscious while editing the movie; rushed to hospital

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SP Jananathan, a National Award-winning director, who had been busy editing his latest film Laabam starring Vijay Sethupati, was found unconscious in his house on Thursday. He was then rushed to a private hospital. Indian Express quoted his brother Azhagan Tamizhmani saying that the doctors have diagnosed blood clots in SP Jananathan’s brain, and more medical tests are being conducted. As per reports, director SP Jananathan was editing his movie Laabam at his office and later went for lunch but did not return till late afternoon. His assistant later found him unconscious on the floor.


“We don’t know the full details of his illness. We are waiting to hear from the neurologist. They are not allowing anyone to see him inside the ICU,” Azhagan was quoted saying. Laabam is SP Jananathan’s second film with Vijay Sethupathi after Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai which was released in 2015. Laabam stars Shruti Haasan, Sai Dhanshika, Kalaiyarasan, Ramesh Thilak, Prithivi Rajan, Danial Anne Pope, Nithish Veera, and Jai Varman in pivotal roles.

SP Jananathan’s made his debut in 2003 with Iyarkai that won the National Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. He is quite a noted director down South.

Meanwhile, Vijay Sethupati was last seen in Master which is a huge hit. The film is directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and stars Malavika Mohanan, Shanthanu, Andrea, Gowri Kishan, Arjun Das, Mahendran playing important roles.

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