Sajan Kurian also famous as Sajan Samaya, was a famed writer and director. He had successfully directed The Last Vision and Dancing Death before his death but they were never released. He was working on his upcoming movie Bibleo during the shooting of which Sajan complained of uneasiness and eventually breathed his last while on his way to the hospital.
Personal & Professional Life:
Sajan Kurian was a much acclaimed Malayalam filmmaker who was known to have directed several movies like Christmas Cake, Dancing Death and The Last Vision starring Jagadeesh and Pasupathy. He had finished his diploma in Electronics before he moved to the film industry. Being an independent film maker, Kurian never demanded any help from the industry. His sibling Solly Davy is a teacher and Santhosh works in Mumbai.
Sajan's Last Movie Bibleo:
Sajan was in Ladakh to shoot his upcoming movie Bibleo which was a psychology cum fantasy thriller. This feature film was based on his own novel - 'Bibleo'. Popular actors Joy Mathew and Shine Tom Chacko were the main leads in the movie which was made on a very low budget. Keeping the monetary obligations in mind, actor Joy Mathew decided to not to charge Kurian any money for the movie. He even managed his stay and travel expenses on his own. The last scene of the movie was shot at the splendid backdrop of the Chinese border and Joy was a part of it.
The film's shoot was nearly done when the temperatures dropped as below as -24 degree Celsius. Actor Joy wanted to come back however, he decided to stay because of Kurian's shoot. Sadly, due to the extremely high altitude, Kurian started to feel uncomfortable and complained of the same at the hotel where he was staying. He was immediately rushed to the hospital however, he died on the way. He was 33 years of age at the time of his death and was a native of Thrissur district of Kerala. His body was taken to the Nedumbassery airport from where it was shifted to his native town for his last rites. His last film is expected to be released soon as a homage to the fine director.
Words and Wishes:
Actor Joy Mathew:
“I was introduced to him by actor Shine Tom Chacko, who is also part of the cast of Bibleo. I was impressed by the young man, who had some unconventional ideas about cinema. I liked his passion for films. The shooting of Bibleo is complete. “I hope it could be released and that would be an ideal homage to him.” (Excerps from his interview to The Hindu).
Sibling: Solly Davy, Santhosh
(FAN OF Mr. SAJAN KURIAN)
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