M-town producer VR Das died at 73


On Saturday, January 28, Mollywood film producer VR Das passed away. VR Das died at the age of 73. VR Das is survived by his wife Vilasini, as well as his children Rajitha and Sajitha Das. VR Das, in addition to creating multiple films, has also funded numerous successful TV serials, short films, and documentaries.

VR Das has financed a number of popular and blockbuster Malayalam films. VR Das produced the drama film ‘Nerku Ner,’ directed by PN Menon, in 2004. The script for ‘Nerku Ner’ was written by director PN Menon and acclaimed writer BR Prasad. Sidharthan directed the drama film ‘Nerku Ner,’ which starred Nedumudi Venu, Kalpana, Mohan Ayiroor, Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Mallika, Shobha Mohan, and others.

VR Das also co-financed the popular Mohanlal film ‘Mizhikal Sakshi,’ directed by Ashok R Nath and released in 2008. The story follows a mother who is shocked to learn that her son has been convicted of being a terrorist. Mohanlal, Sukumari, Mala Aravindan, Kailas Nath, and Manoj K Jayan played important lead roles in the film.

‘Colour Balloon,’ ‘Dream City,’ and ‘Manal Nagaram’ are some of the other renowned Malayalam movies and serials created by VR Das.