Costume designer Velayudhan Keezhillam passes away
Chalakudy: Velayudhan Keezhillam, noted costume designer of Mollywood, passed away at Chalakudy on Sunday. He was 66.
He was a native of Keezhillam near Perumbavoor. He made his debut in the industry at a young age and worked with many popular directors.
Velayudhan also won state film award for best costume designer.
Mohanlal starrer ‘Big Brother’ directed by Siddique was his last movie. Velayudhan worked in all movies of director Siddique from ‘Ramji Rao Speaking’ to ‘Big Brother’.
The ace costume designer started his career with ‘Ulkadal’ directed by KG George.
He also worked with noted directors Kamal, Sathyan Anthikkad, Shaji Kailas, Priyadarshan, Sibi Malayil and Lohitadas.
Velayudhan also made a cameo appearance in the movie ‘Kalika’ directed by Balachandra Menon.