Kochi: Director KG George passed away. He died at Kakkanadu Old Age Home. He directed films such as Panchavadipalam, Ukkadal, Kolangal, Mela, Irakal, Lekhayude Maranam Oru Flashback, Yavanika, Adaminte Variyellu. He entered the cinema through the film Swapnadanam. The last film he directed was Ilavankodu Desam which released in 1998.
He received Kerala State Film Awards for films like Yavanika, Swapnatanam, Adaminte Variyellu and Irakal. In 2016, he was awarded the JC Daniel Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Film Industry. His wife is singer Salma.