Gulbarga, May 7 UNI | 3 months ago

Well Known Film Producer Varkey Verghese died of cardiac arrest here in the early hours of today.

He was 88. He was survived by wife, one son and four daughters.

Mr Verghese, native of Puthanvellikera in Kerala State, had settled here in 1950.

He has produced as many as 14 Kannada films including 'Aspota' directed by S Nagabharana which won the state award, 'Mariyade Mahal and Manini'. He has also produced two Malayalam Movies- 'Sundarikaakka' and Priyappera.

The last rites will be held tomorrow, according to family sources.

(Posted on 08-05-2014)