Actor-cinematographer Shaman Mithru passes away

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In an interview with the Times of India, Shaman Mithru had confessed that he became an actor by chance. By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |

June 17, 2021 10:49:44 am

Shaman Mithru was 43. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. This story happens in a village. Not many actors would be willing to take the risks involved in getting tanned, losing tons of weight and walking barefoot. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Shaman Mithru is survived by his wife and five-year-old daughter. Shaman, who worked on several projects as a Director of Photography (DOP), made his acting debut with 2019 film Thorati. He was 43. (Photo: Think Music/YouTube)
Actor-cinematographer Shaman Mithru passed away in Chennai on Thursday due to Covid-19 complications. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards. And the lead actor who plays a shepherd needed to look like one. So, I decided to take the plunge and do the role myself,” he had said while promoting the film. “Thorati is a film that delves into the lives of shepherds who walk miles in search of pasture for their goats and sheep.