Well known editor and producer Jayachandran attempted to commit suicide by consuming poison at his house in Mylapore last evening. He was rushed to Government Royapettah Hospital where his condition was said to be critical. Mylapore police registered a case and was investigating. According to sources, the noted editor who has worked in over 100 Tamil films was said to be upset due to heavy debts. Jayachandran has worked as editor in films like Uzhavan Magan, Captain Prabhakaran and Oomai Vizhigal. He has won state award for best editor for five times. He entered into film production and made films like Manidha Dharam, Indha Padai Pothuma and Thanga Pappa. But all the movies failed to do business at the box office and he was said to be under mounting debt.
Story first published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 8:43 [IST]