The sudden death of the national award-winning director SP Jananathan has shocked Kollywood artists and fans.

The director who was busy with the editing works of his upcoming movie 'Laabam' was found unconscious at his house when he heads back to have lunch.

Once admitted, SPJ was pronounced as brain-dead at the hospital before passing away the next day due to cardiac arrest.

'Laabam' movie lead actors Vijay Sethupathi and Shruthi Haasan, together with the other artists in the industry mourn the death of the director who's well known for his movies 'Iyarkai' and 'Peranmai'.

Check out the director's final interview here: