Popular Tamil director Jerry (Jerald Arockiam) lost his mother, Mrs. Soosaiammal to Covid 19. According to an official statement, Soosaiammal was 78 years old when she breathed her last. She is said to have tested positive for the Covid 19 virus, a few days before and was taking treatment for the same. Notable film personalities have been sharing their condolence messages on social media and at this moment, we at Galatta Media express heartfelt condolences to director Jerry and prays for the departed soul to rest in peace.

For the unversed, Jerry is a filmmaker widely known for his collaborative work with director JD (Joseph D Sami). The directors have always worked together and they are addressed as JD - Jerry in the film and advertising circle. JD - Jerry made their directorial debut with the Tamil film, Ullasam which featured Ajith Kumar and Chiyaan Vikram in the lead roles. The film was produced by Amitabh Bachchan. Later, the duo directed the slasher thriller, Whistle which featured Vikramaditya, Sherin and Gayathri Raghuram in the lead roles.

JD - Jerry's next directorial venture is currently in progress and it is Legend Saravana Stores fame Saravanan's debut film as the lead. The movie has got high expectations among the fans and it is going to be interesting to see Saravanan in the role of an actor for the first time. This film has music scored by Harris Jayaraj and features Urvashi Rautela as the female lead. Late actor Vivekh will be seen in an important role in this film. Vairamuthu and Pa Vijay have penned the lyrics for the songs, while R Velraj has handled the cinematography for the movie.

JD - Jerry is also highly popular in the ad film industry and together, they have directed more than 500 television commercials. Among the two, Jerry acted in an important role in director Bala's critically acclaimed period drama, Paradesi, that featured Atharvaa and Vedhika in the lead roles.