Malik Bendjelloul’s Death – Cause and Date

The director Malik Bendjelloul died at the age of 36. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Swedish documentarian best known for his Academy Award-winning 2012 documentary Searching for Sugar Man.

He studied at Kalmar University before becoming a reporter on Swedish television.

He created documentaries about a wide array of musicians, including Björk and Elton John.

Personal Life

His uncle is actor Peter Schildt.

His acclaimed documentary “Searching for Sugar Man” was based on the life and disappearance of Detroit-based folk musician Sixto Ridriguez.

How did Malik Bendjelloul die?

At rush hour on 13 May 2014, Malik Bendjelloul was a victim of suicide by throwing himself in front of an oncoming train at the Solna centrum metro station in Stockholm after struggling with depression, as reported by his brother Johar.