Filmmaker K Viswanath's Last Rites: Chiranjeevi, SS Rajamouli, Brahmanandam attend to bid him a final goodbye

The five-time national award winner K Viswanath was honoured with the Padma Shri in 1992.

Updated on Feb 03, 2023   |  11:34 AM IST  |  142.2K
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Filmmaker K Viswanath's Last Rites

Filmmaker K Viswanath Passes Away: Tollywood celebs Chiranjeevi, SS Rajamouli, Brahmanandam, MM Keeravani and veteran actor Kota Srinivasa Rao among others have reached legendary filmmaker and actor K Viswanath's residence in Hyderabad for final rites. Veteran director K Viswanath passed away on Thursday, February 2 in Hyderabad at the age of 92.

Also, Pawan Kalyan with director Trivikram visited K. Viswanath's residence today morning to pay his last respects to the legend. Chiranjeevi penned an emotional note remembering K Viswanath. Sai Pallavi too paid tribute to K Viswanath on Twitter. She wrote, "When you surrender yourself to a form of art, Art will make you her own. K. Viswanath Garu is Art itself And I’m blessed to have grown up watching your creations. You will live through them forever Aiya  Thank you." 

The legendary filmmaker K. Viswanath is survived by his wife Kasinadhuni Jaya Lakshmi, three sons including Ravindranath, Nagendranath, and a daughter, Padmavathi. 

Check out photos of celebs attending the final rites of K Viswanath

Filmmaker K Viswanath's Last Rites

Chiranjeevi at Filmmaker K Viswanath's Last Rites

Filmmaker K Viswanath's Last Rites

Filmmaker K Viswanath's Last Rites

Celebs at Filmmaker K Viswanath's Last Rites

SS Rajamouli at Filmmaker K Viswanath's Last Rites

Meanwhile, Nagarjuna, Kamal Haasan, Jr NTR and many others from the Indian film industry have paid tribute to the legendary filmmaker. Malayalam superstar Mammootty tweeted, "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.."

Celebs pay tribute to K Viswanath 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to twitter to pay tribute to K Viswanath. His tweet read, "Saddened by the passing away of Shri K. Viswanath Garu. He was a stalwart of the cinema world, distinguishing himself as a creative and multifaceted director. His films covered various genres and enthralled audiences for decades. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti (sic)."



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