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Mollywood Pays Homage to the Late Director Siddique: A Heartfelt Tribute to a Beloved Icon

Mollywood Pays Homage to the Late Director Siddique: A Heartfelt Tribute to a Beloved Icon

The unexpected passing of renowned Mollywood filmmaker, Siddique, on August 8th has left the Malayalam Cinema fraternity in a state of profound shock and grief. Siddique’s untimely demise marks the loss of one of the industry’s most cherished and revered technicians. The outpouring of condolences from colleagues, industry peers, and fans reflects the lasting impact he made during his illustrious career.

Esteemed luminaries of Mollywood, including Mohanlal and Mammootty, the industry’s iconic stars, have publicly expressed their profound sorrow over the tragic loss of their dear friend and collaborator. Alongside them, an array of prominent figures such as Prithviraj, Tovino Thomas, Dileep, Asif Ali, Nivin Pauly, Suresh Gopi, Biju Menon, Fahad Fazil, Kunchacko Boban, and Oscar-winning Rasool Pookutty have also come forward to share their grief.

In a poignant tribute, Fahad Fazil shared, “Dear Sidhikka, your absence will be felt eternally. No words can adequately convey my gratitude for the love and support you bestowed upon my family. Your cherished memories will forever reside within us. Your unique essence and infectious smile will forever remain in my heart.”

Kunchacko Boban, through his social media platform, bid farewell to “The Godfather of Humour,” Siddiq Ikka, reminiscing about his role as a hitmaker and, more significantly, as a genuinely compassionate human being. He expressed gratitude for the deep bond Siddique shared with his family, emphasizing that his legacy will endure in their hearts. He concluded with prayers for Siddique’s soul and extended condolences to the grieving family.

Rasool Pookutty, an Oscar-winning sound designer, articulated his shock and disbelief, revealing, “I can hardly fathom that you have left us. You were meant to witness my latest project’s edit this week. The weight of your absence is overwhelming. Your kindness and inner beauty were truly exceptional. Individuals of your caliber are rare gems, and the industry will struggle to come to terms with this tremendous loss. My heartfelt sympathies go out to the bereaved family. May your soul find eternal serenity.”

The mourning extends beyond the realm of cinema, as actors, directors, politicians, and technicians from Kerala join the chorus of voices lamenting the passing of the esteemed director. The final farewell to Siddique is scheduled for August 9th at 6 pm, with his cremation taking place in the sacred grounds of Ernakulam Central Juma Masjid.

Siddique’s legacy will forever endure as a testament to his immense contributions to the world of cinema. His indomitable spirit, creative brilliance, and compassionate soul will continue to inspire generations to come

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