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Veteran Filmmaker K Viswanath Dies At 92:

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K viswanathan Died

K viswanathan Died

Dadasaheb Phalke award winner and renowned director K.Viswanath died at a private hospital in Hyderabad. He was 92. He was suffering from age-related infections. Taking to his Twitter handle, RRR director SS Rajamouli wrote, “Your signature on Telugu Cinema and art, in general, will shine brightly forever (rest was written in a regional language).”

Jr NTR wrote, “Vishwanath holds a high place among those who spread the fame of Telugu cinema across the continents. He made many incredible films like Sankarabharanam and Sagara Sangamam. The loss without him is never-ending. My deepest condolences to his family, and may his soul rest peace.”
Sharing pictures of himself and late director K Viswanath, Anil Kapoor wrote, “K. Vishwanath Ji you taught me so much, being on set with you during Eeshwar was like being in a temple… RIP, My Guru.”
Mammootty emotional note, “Deeply saddened by the demise of Sri K Viswanath Garu. Had the privilege of being directed by him in Swathikiranam. My thoughts and prayers with his loved ones.”

Following it, the director released Chelleli Kapuram, O Seeta Katha, Jeevana Jyoti, and Sarada. In addition to performing in major films, Viswanath directed some of them, including Swarabhishekam, Pandurangadu, Narasimha Naidu, Lakshmi Narasimha and Seemasimham, Kuruthipunal, Kakkai Siraginilae and Bagavathi.

Further, he appeared in over twenty films from the Tamil and Telugu film industries. He was honoured with Padma Shri honour in 1992 and the Dada Saheb Phalke in 2017. Throughout a career spanning over four decades, he won the Filmfare awards eight times.

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