Malayalam director Rajesh Pillai, who was just 41 passed away at PVS hospital. He took his last breath today. During the last few months he was hospitalised several times.
During the final sound mixing for ‘Vettah’ he had also contracted pneumonia and that worsened his health.
According to sources, he had been suffering from cirrhosis of liver, and was due for a liver transplant, which he had postponed to complete his latest film ‘veetah.’
Rajesh Pillai was popularised for directing the film ‘Traffic’, which was released in 2011 and was blockbuster film in Kerala.