Filmmaker Babu Shivan died due to the liver and kidney-related ailments at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital on Wednesday. He was best known for directing Vijay and Anushka Shetty starrer Tamil film Vettaikkaran
As per an entertainment website, "Babu Shivan was alone at home on Sunday since his daughters went to attend NEET, accompanied by his wife. When his family returned, they were shocked to see him in an unconscious state and rushed him to a hospital in Tambaram, and later to another private hospital. However, he had to be shifted to a government facility due to financial constraints."
He was 54 and is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Box Office India offers condolences to the bereaved family.