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Kalatapasvi Viswanath Dies At 92: Veteran Film Director Cause Of Death Explained

In recent news, renowned film director Kalatapasvi Viswanath passed away. He was 92 at the time of his death. Reports confirm that the filmmaker took his last breath around midnight on Thursday and Friday in Hyderabad. The news of his passing has surfaced all over the internet and has saddened many of his well-wishers. Tributes have poured in for the late director on social media. Here, in this article, let us check all the details about his sudden death and how did he die. Read the article below for complete information.

According to reports, the filmmaker was admitted to a private hospital when there was a sharp drop in his pulse. Taking his health into consideration, Kasinadhuni was rushed to the hospital. However, before he could be given treatment, he passed away. Now, this news has surfaced all over the internet and has saddened a large section of people. Following the announcement of the news, the entire film industry came forward and paid tributes to him and offered the deepest condolences to his family.

Kalatapasvi Viswanath Dies At 92

Kalatapasvi, as he was affectionately known, was a renowned cinema director and screenwriter who also appeared in a few successful films. He was born on February 19, 1930, in the Guntur area. He had directed more than 50 films in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi. His favourite films include Sagarasangamam, Saptapadi, Subhalekha, Siri Siri Muvva, and Sankarabharanam. Swarnakamalam, Swathimuthyam, Sutradharulu, Sruthilayalu, Subhasankalpam, Apathabandhavudu, and Swathimuthyam.

India’s official submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the 59th Academy Awards was the hit film Swathimuthyam, starring Kamal Hassan. In 1965, K Viswanath made his directing debut with Atma Gouravam, which went on to win the Nandi Award for the best feature film. He last directed the 2010 film Subhapradam. He dabbled in acting as well, making his acting debut in 1995’s Subhasankalpam and making his final appearance in the Kannada movie Oppandu. He starred alongside prominent Telugu heroes in more than two dozen films.

He received 10 Filmfare Awards for South, seven Nandi Awards, and five National Film Awards. He received the Raghupathi Venkaiah Award from the Andhra Pradesh government in 1992, and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest honor in Indian film, was given to him by the Union government in 2017. Coincidentally, on this day 43 years ago, his smash Sankarabharanam, a movie about the extraordinary and unique relationship between Tulasi, a woman from a family of sex workers, and the master of classical music Sankara Sastry, was released.



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