K Vishwanath the legendary actor, passed away on 2nd February at a private hospital in Hyderabad. He had been suffering from age-related ailments for quite some time and succumbed to them this Thursday. This actor-director was a five time national award winner and quite renowned for his work down south.

He is now survived by his wife Jaya Lakshmi, three sons, and a daughter. He started his career with being an assistant director in a Tamil film. Some of his finest works include Swathi Muthyam, Sirivennela, Shankarabharanam, and others. Actors who paid tribute to the legend included Mammoottyy, A.R Rahman, Jr. NTR and many more.

Condolences to his family, and may his soul rest in peace.