Director SS Vikram Gandhi passes away Added on May 11, 2016 SS Vikram Gandhi, 45, who directed ‘Shivaji’s ‘State Rowdy’ and Venu Madhav’s ‘Premabhishekam’, died today afternoon i.e. on May 11 at his residence in Gannavaram. He was suffering from brain cancer from the past few months. He worked for over 100 films as co-director and as a director he made ‘State Rowdy’ and ‘Premabhishekam’. His last rites will be done tomorrow at Gannavaram. Telugu film industry expressed grief over the demise of SS Vikram Gandhi.