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'Searching for Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies aged 36

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'Searching for Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies aged 36

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Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul has died at the age of 36.

His body was found in the Stockholm area where police could not confirm the cause of death but said no crime was suspected.

The Oscar winning film maker was best known for “Searching for Sugar Man”, a low-budget film about two South Africans searching for their music hero.

He also directed television documentaries about singers Elton John, Rod Stewart and Bjork.