Film fraternity has lost yet another luminary to Coronavirus. National award-winning choreographer Sivasankar master passed away at 8 PM on Sunday (Nov 28) after battling the deadly virus. Sivasankar master was undergoing treatment at AIG Hospitals in Gachibowli, Hyderabad, where he breathed his last.
Sivasankar master was admitted to the ICU in critical condition last week, with 75 percent of his lungs infected with COVID-19. Even Sivasankar’s elder son is fighting for his life with COVID-19 at AIG Hospitals, while his wife Suganya is under home quarantine after contracting the virus. Stars like Chiranjeevi, Dhanush, Sonu Sood and others had offered financial assistance to Sivasankar’s younger son Ajay towards the veteran choreographer’s treatment.
Sivasankar master forayed into films as an Assistant Choreographer with the 1975 Tamil film, Paattum Bharathamum. He turned choreographer with Kuruvikoodu in 1980. Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi, Ammoru, Venkatesh’s Suryavamsam, Magadheera, Arundhati and Baahubali The Beginning are some of his landmark movies as a choreographer. Sivasankar master was honored with the prestigious National Award for Best Choreography for Dheera Dheera song from Magadheera in 2011. In a career spanning nearly 50 years, Sivasankar master had worked on over 800 movies in 10 languages.
Sivasankar master made his acting debut with Simbu’s 2003 film, Alai. He appeared in movies such as Varalaru, N.T.R: Kathanayakudu, Sudigadu, Paradesi, Nene Raju Nene Mantri and Raju Gari Gadhi 3 to name a few.
123telugu.com extends its deepest condolences to Sivasankar master’s family and friends.
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