Kalatapasvi K Viswanath Dies: PM Modi, Venkaiah Naidu and several leaders condole the demise of noted film director
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the passing of veteran film director Kalatapasvi K Viswanath on Friday and said that he was a stalwart of the cinema world.
Renowned Telugu filmmaker Kalatapasvi K Viswanath died at his residence late on Thursday at the age of 92 from age-related ailments.
He was a film director, screenwriter and actor. He was a recipient of five National Film Awards, seven state Nandi Awards, ten Filmfare Awards South, and a Filmfare Award in Hindi.
He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1992 and in 2017, the Central government awarded him with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award- the highest award in Indian cinema.
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.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 3, 2023
Former Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu also expressed grief over the passing away of the renowned director.
Deeply grieved to hear of the demise of renowned film director, Sri K. Viswanath. As a film-maker he brought depth & dignity to the medium earning global recognition for his movies with a message. May his atma attain sadgati! Om shanti! pic.twitter.com/snX4RVsIVJ
— M Venkaiah Naidu (@MVenkaiahNaidu) February 3, 2023
Saddened by the passing away of Veteran filmmaker Shri K Viswanath Ji. He was a stalwart of Telugu cinema and will endure beyond his life through his timeless art and cinema.
May Ishwar impart strength to bereaved family and friends to bear with the loss.
।। ॐ शांति ।।
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) February 3, 2023
Saddened by the demise of Dadasaheb Phalke awardee Sh K. Viswanath ji.
A celebrated filmmaker; with over 50 films; he was immensely popular in Tamil,Telugu & Hindi cinema.Through his work he addressed various socio-economic issues.
Condolences to his family & friends. Om Shanti pic.twitter.com/hwkfIB9UEl
— Anurag Thakur (@ianuragthakur) February 3, 2023
तेलुगू व हिन्दी सिनेमा के दिग्गज फिल्म निर्देशक, दादासाहेब फालके अवार्ड से सम्मानित, पद्मश्री श्री के. विश्वनाथ जी के (92) निधन की खबर दुखद है।
कला तपस्वी #के_विश्वनाथ जी अपने बेहतरीन कलाकृतियों के माध्यम से सदैव जीवित रहेंगे.
Om Shanti #KVishwanathgaru 🙏#KViswanath pic.twitter.com/IyMCgQVfEy
— Sunil Deodhar (@Sunil_Deodhar) February 3, 2023
కళాతపస్వి, దాదాసాహెబ్ ఫాల్కే పురస్కార గ్రహీత పద్మశ్రీ కె. విశ్వనాథ్ గారి మరణం సినీ ప్రపంచానికి తీరని లోటు. వారి ప్రతి చిత్రం సమాజానికి ఒక సందేశం. వారి పవిత్ర ఆత్మకు శాంతిని చేకూర్చాలని భగవంతున్ని ప్రార్థిస్తూ వారి కుటుంబ సభ్యులకు నా ప్రగాఢ సానుభూతి తెలియజేస్తున్నాను.#KViswanath pic.twitter.com/v0BeDNBa9V
— Dr. N Raghuveera Reddy (@drnraghuveera) February 3, 2023
Sad to hear the news that the legendary film director Shri #KViswanath is no more ! My condolences to his family, friends and film fraternity . pic.twitter.com/6iNds86Xbt
— 𝗥𝗮𝗺𝗮 𝗦𝘂𝗴𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻 (வாழப்பாடி இராம சுகந்தன்) (@vazhapadi) February 3, 2023
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