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Noted Malayalam film director Diphan died on Monday after prolonged illness.
Forty-five-year-old Diphan, who had been suffering from liver ailment for some time, died at a private hospital here in Kochi. He is survived by his wife and two children.
A hospital spokesperson said Diphan had been undergoing treatment for the liver disease for quite some time.
He was admitted to the hospital on February 26. His condition worsened after he contracted pneumonia, he said.
The post production work of his new movie ‘Sathya’ starring Jayaram is in its final stage.
Diphan is known for his movies ‘Puthiya Mugham’, ‘Hero’, ‘SIM’, ‘D Company’ and ‘Dolphin Bar’.