Aditi Rao Hydari pays tribute to Sufiyum Sujathayum director Naranipuzha Shanavas


Aditi Rao Hydari shared this photo. (Image courtesy: aditiraohydari)


  • Aditi shared photos of her and Naranipuzha Shanavas
  • “Rest in peace, Mr. Shanava,” he wrote.
  • “He left too soon,” he added.

New Delhi:

Malayalam director and screenwriter Naranipuzha Shanavas, actress, dies Aditi Rao Hydari announced in an Instagram post Thursday. The exact cause and date of his death have yet to be revealed. Naranipuzha Shanavas directed Aditi Rao Hydari in Sufiyum Sujathayum, which launched earlier this year on Prime Video. Sharing a series of photos of her and Naranipuzha Shanavas from their movie sets, Aditi Rao Hydari described him as a “kind and sensitive” man. She wrote: “As kind and sensitive as your stories … Rest in peace, Mr. Shanava. I hope your Sufi soul finds a place as beautiful as the one you created for us in Sufiyum Sujathayum. He left too soon. My prayers and condolences to the family. #RIPShanawazNaranipuzha “.

See Aditi Rao Hydari’s post here:

Sufiyum Sujathayum It was one of the first seven films to have a digital release amid the coronavirus lockdown. The film was written and directed by Naranipuzha Shanavas and produced by Vijay Babu, who also lamented Naranipuzha Shanavas in an Instagram post on Wednesday. He shared a photo of the director and a poster for his movie. An excerpt from her post read, “We did everything for you, Shaanu … I love you very much.”


Sufiyum Sujathayum also starring Jayasurya, Dev Mohan, and Siddique. The film premiered on Prime Video on July 3. The film showed society’s hypocrisy about interfaith marriages.

Naranipuzha Shanavas films revolve around the religious and cultural divide. He made his directorial debut with the 2015 film Karie, starring Gopu Keshav, Rammohan Ravindran, and K T ​​Satheesan.


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