Well known producer K C N Chandrashekhar, who was fondly known as K C N Chandru in film circles, breathed his last on Sunday night in a private hospital due to Kidney failure. He was 69.
K C N Chandru is the son of Late producer, distributor and exhibitor K C N Gowda. Chandru made his debut in the film industry as a co-producer through Dr Rajakumar's 'Daari Thappida Maga'. He later went on to produce films like 'Babruvahana', 'Huliya Haalina Mevu', 'Jayasimha', 'Indina Bharatha', 'Nalla', 'Sarathy' and others. His last film as a producer was Darshan starrer 'Sarathi'. However, due to financial constraints, the film was taken over by other producer K V Satyapraskash. Apart from Kannada, he has also produced films in other languages.
Chandrashekhar was the president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce. He has also served in South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce, Film Federation of India, Regional Board of Film Certification and other bodies.