Malayalam director Nayana Suryan was found dead at her residence on Sunday at Thiruvananthapuram. She was 28 years.
Nayana stepped into the film industry as a associate under renowned director Lenin Rajendran in the movie “Makarmanju” in 2011. She also worked with the director Kamal in the Mammooty –starrer Utopiyayile Rajavu and Dr. Biju’s Akasathinte Niram.
She scripted and directed a movie “Pakshiyude Manam” featuring Mythili and Vijay Babu in 2017 , a part of an anthology movie named ‘Crossroad’.
The movie Makaramanju by Lenin Rajendran had received film critic awards and won FIPRESCI Prize for Best Malayalam Film at the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK).
Nayana, is a native of Karunagapally, Kollam. Later, she moved to Thiruvnanthapuram . Apart from film direction she had conducted various stage programmes in India and foreign countries. She had also directed many advertisements.
More details are awaited.