Kamal Haasan pays tribute to K Viswanath: His art will be celebrated beyond his lifetime and reign
He died on Thursday following age-related ailments
Following the demise of veteran filmmaker and actor K Viswanath, actor Kamal Haasan took to his social media handle to share a photo of a handwritten note. He wrote, "Kalathapasvi K Viswanath gaaru fully understood the transience of life and immortality of the art. Hence his art will be celebrated beyond his lifetime and reign. Long live his art. An ardent fan, Kamal Haasan."
Viswanath died on Thursday night in a private hospital in Hyderabad, where he was undergoing treatment for age-related ailments. He was 92.
Salute to a master . pic.twitter.com/zs0ElDYVUM— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) February 3, 2023
In a career spanning nearly six decades, he directed 53 films. Kamal and Viswanath have worked together in films like Kuruthipunal, Uthama Villan, Sagara Sangamam, Swathi Muthyam and Subha Sankalpam. K Viswanath was awarded Padma Shri in 1992 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to Indian cinema in 2016.