Award-winning Indian dance choreographer Sivasankar master passed away

November 28, 2021 at 8:58 PM

The Indian film fraternity has lost yet another luminary to Coronavirus.

Indian National award-winning choreographer Sivasankar master (73) breathed his last at 8 PM on Sunday (Nov 28) after battling the deadly virus.

Sivasankar master was admitted to the ICU in critical condition last week, with 75 percent of his lungs infected with COVID-19. Even his 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.

Having worked on over 800 feature films, Sivasankar has won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Choreographer for Poove Unakkaga (1996), Vishwa Thulasi (2003), Varalaru (2006) and Uliyin Osai (2008). Sivasankar won the National Film Award for Best Choreography for his work in S. S. Rajamouli‘s historical drama Magadheera (2008), with the jury noting he was rewarded “for breath taking energy and innovation” in the song “Dheera Dheera Dheera