RIP Okay Viswanath: Chiranjeevi, SS Rajamouli, MM Keeravani, Pawan Kalyan, Venkatesh Daggubati attend final darshan


Many large names of the Tamil and Telugu movie industries paid their final respects to famous filmmaker Okay Viswanath in Hyderabad on Friday. All from filmmaker SS Rajamouli, music director MM Keeravani to actors Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan got here for his final darshan. Additionally learn: Veteran Telugu filmmaker Okay Viswanath dies; Chiranjeevi, Kamal Haasan, Radikaa pay tributes: ‘Man of timeless movies’

Kasinadhuni Viswanath died of age-related well being points at 92. He was present process therapy at a personal hospital in Hyderabad. His final rites are to be carried out within the metropolis. RRR director SS Rajamouli and music composer MM Keeravani arrived collectively to bid adieu to the late director. Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan and Venkatesh Daggubati have been additionally seen providing prayers and paying their final respects to the late Dadasaheb Phalke awardee.

SS Rajamouli and MM Keeravani attend K Vishwanath's last rites.
SS Rajamouli and MM Keeravani attend Okay Vishwanath’s final rites.
Chiranjeevi attends K Viswanath's last darshan.
Chiranjeevi attends Okay Viswanath’s final darshan.
Venkatesh Daggubati attends K Viswanath's last darshan.
Venkatesh Daggubati attends Okay Viswanath’s final darshan.
Pawan Kalyan attends K Viswanath's last darshan.
Pawan Kalyan attends Okay Viswanath’s final darshan.

Okay Viswanath began his skilled life as an audiographer. His filmmaking profession started below director Adurthi Subba Rao after a short stint as a sound engineer, and he later went on to work as an assistant director for the Telugu movie Pathala Bhairavi in 1951. He made his directorial debut with the 1965 film Aatma Gowravam and went on to win the state Nandi award.

Chelleli Kapuram, O Seeta Katha, Jeevana Jyoti and Sarada are a few of his most memorable directorials. He additionally acted in in addition to directed movies like Swarabhishekam, Pandurangadu, Narasimha Naidu, Lakshmi Narasimha and Seemasimham, Kuruthipunal, Kakkai Siraginilae and Bagavathi. Viswanath made his Bollywood debut with 1979 movie Sargam, which is a remake of his 1976 Siri Siri Muvva. A few of his different widespread Hindi movies embrace Kaamchor, Shubh Kaamna, Jaag Utha Insan, Sanjog, Eeshwar and Dhanwaan.

He was honoured with Padma Shri honour in 1992 and the Dada Saheb Phalke in 2017. Over the course of a profession spanning over 4 a long time, he gained many different movie awards.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his condolences on the dying of the filmmaker and referred to as him the “stalwart of cinema”. He tweeted early Friday, “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.”



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