Drama director Ahwan Sebastian passes away
Posted on: 03 Mar 2011
Kozhikode: Renowned drama director and actor Ahwan Sebastian passed away at a private hospital here today after a prolonged illness, family sources said He was 78 and is survived by wife and a son. Sebastian had written about six dramas, including 'Devasutram'. He had also directed a Malayalam film 'Kalopasana'. The funeral will be held on Thursday.
Contemporary of dramatists K.T. Mohammed, Vincent Samuel and Vikraman Nair, Sebastian was a familiar face at drama venues till recently. He had been active in the field since 1970.
As a talented actor, director, musician and scriptwriter, Sebastian was a familiar face to Malayalam movie buffs in the 1980s. Like Balan K. Nair and Kuthiravattom Pappu, he was absorbed by the film industry.
But Sebastian was always passionate of being an ardent supporter of drama and found pleasure in organising such events.He headed a theatre group, Musical Theatre,' besides publishing a book, 'Simhasanam.'