Filmmaker J. Mahendran, who has directed several memorable films including Mullum Malarum, Johnny and Nenjathai Killadhey, was admitted to Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday evening, after he became sick following dialysis session.
According to hospital sources, he is currently on a ventilator.
Mr. Mahendran was recently seen in the Rajinikanth-starrer Petta and Boomerang, starring Atharvaa Murali which released earlier this month. Renowned for his writing, he is also a part of the Blue Ocean FIlm and Television Academy(BOFTA) in Chennai where he heads the filmmaking and direction course.
Mr. Mahendran’ son John Mahendran, took to social media to update about his father’s condition asking people to pray for his recovery.