Famous Director actor producer Kala tapasvi K Viswanath garu Passed Away due to health issue

Famous Director actor producer  Kala tapasvi K Viswanath garu Passed Away due to health issue

A great tragedy has taken place in the Telugu film industry. Legendary Tollywood director, Kalathapaswi K. Vishwanath (92) passes away. He breathed his last on Thursday night (February 2). He passed away on the day (February 2) of the release of one of the gems of Telugu cinema, Shankarabharanam (1980), directed by him. For the past few days, he has been suffering from age-related health problems. Due to worsening health issues, he was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad on Thursday night. He left us on Thursday night while receiving treatment in that order. After hearing the news of his death, many celebrities in the fields of film, politics and other fields are mourning. But K Vishwanath is one of the famous directors who made the name of Tollywood heard in the Indian film industry. Director Kashinathuni Vishwanath seems to be a master of art by transforming the classical arts which are symbols of Indian culture into his stories and screened wonderful film poetry.

K Viswanth Age, Father Mother and Wife Personal Details

NameKasinadhuni Viswanath


Father nameKasinadhuni Subramanyam
Mother NameKasinadhuni Saraswati
WifeKasinadhuni Jayalakshmi
Date of Birth19 February 1930
Birth PlaceRepalle, Madras Presidency, British India (now in Andhra Pradesh, India)
ProfessionFilm director,  screenwriter,  actor, Prodcuer
AwardsPadma Shri (1992) , Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2016) ,Honorary doctorate – Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University
Death Date2 Feb 2023


Cine Prasthanam

Kalathapasvi Vishwanath’s hometown is Raypalle in Guntur district. He was born on February 19, 1930. He completed Intermediate in Guntur Hindu College. After completing his B.Sc from Andhra University, he started his film career as a sound artist at Vahini Studios. K. Vishwanath, who made his directorial debut in 1965 with Akkineni Nageswarao starrer Atma Harmana, went on to direct many wonderful films. He presented many classical films to the Telugu audience like Sirisirimuvva, Shankarabharanam, Saptapadi, Sagarasangam, Swathimuthyam, Sirivennela, Sruthilayalu, Swayamkrishi, Swarnakamalam, Sutradharulu, Swathikiranam. Vishwanath is not only a director but also an actor. K. Vishwanath, who appeared on the silver screen for the first time with the movie Shubhasankalpam, impressed with many good roles in movies like Vajram, Kalisundamra, Narasimhanaidu, Seemasingham, Tusulekaninu Leu, Santhosham, Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo, Tagore.

‘Nandi’ from the first movie

Vishwanath, who made his debut as a director with the film ‘Atma Harmana’, won the bronze prize in the Nandi awards for the best film category. The story of the film also won the Nandi award. After that, Vishwanath’s films ‘Chelleli Kapuram’, ‘Sharada’, ‘O Sita Katha’ and ‘Jeevana Jyoti’ also received Nandi awards in the best film category. There are many more films of Vishwanath who received these awards.

National award with ‘Shankarabharanam’

Shankarabharanam is one of the wonderful films directed by Vishwanath and one of the gems of Indian cinema. This film not only won the Nandi Award for the best film, but also won the National Award. Shankarabharanam won the National Award in the ‘Best Popular Film for Providing Wholesome Entertainment’ category. Vishwanath also received National Awards for the films ‘Saptapadi’, ‘Swathimutyam’, ‘Sutradharulu’ and ‘Swarabhishekam’. The film ‘Swati Mutyam’ was officially sent from India to the 59th Oscar Awards in the Best Foreign Film category.

Many more awards

Vishwanath was honored by the Government of India with the Padma Shri in 1992 for his services to cinema. He received the Raghupati Venkaiah Award in the same year. That’s why movie stars say that ‘Vishwanath is not a name in Telugu cinema, but history’. He received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2016 for his work in the field of cinema. In 1992. He also received the Padma Shri award. He also received the Gulf Andhra Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cinema (UAE) in 2014. Vishwanath also received an honorary doctorate from Potti Sriramulu Telugu University. Many celebrities are mourning the death of him who served the Telugu film industry so much last night.

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