Bijipal, National award winning music director has come up with a tribute short film Sundari on a short story written by his wife Santhi Mohadas (Santhi Bijibnal) during her school days, which won the first prize in the short story competition for high school students organized by Mathrubhumi. M T Vasudevan Nair, Sakkariya etc. were members of the panel who evaluated the stories.
The short film features Bijipal’s daughter Daya, Rose Sherin Ansari, Unnimaya S. Menon, Sangeetha Sreekanth, and Nandu Kartha. The short film is produced and distributed by Bodhi Silent Scape.
The sudden demise of Shanthi Mohandas, wife of popular music composer and singer Bijibal, on August 28, 2018 following a cerebral hemorrhage, was a shocking news for the entire Malayalam film fraternity.
Bijibal and Santhi were married for 15 years when death parted them in August. Santhi, who grew up in Abu Dhabi, was a gifted dancer and a post graduate in Bharatanatyam. She was doing her research on Mohiniyattam.
Watch the short film Sundari here: