Renowned five-time National Award-winning director Kasinadhuni Vishwanath passes away
The five-time National Award winner was suffering from age-related ailments. Dadasaheb Phalke Award-winning and renowned director Kasinadhuni Vishwanath passed away late Thursday night at a private hospital in Hyderabad. Many celebs expressed grief over his demise. He was 92 years old. Taking to his Twitter handle, RRR director SS Rajamouli wrote, If anyone in the world asks what is the best thing about your Telugu cinema, we will proudly say that we have K. Viswanath. We are forever indebted sir for the roles you taught us in film grammar.
Your signature on Telugu Cinema & art in general will shine brightly forever. -SS Rajamouli
Viswanath has also directed Hindi language films such as Sargam (1979), Kaamchor (1982), Shubh Kaamna (1983), Jaag Utha Insan (1984), Sur Sangam (1985), Sanjog (1985), Eeshwar (1989), Sangeet (1992) and Dhanwan (1993). Some of these films (especially his collaboration with actress Jaya Prada) have been super hits at the box office.