The Tollywood industry had to hear sad news in the form of Legendary director-actor K Viswanath's demise. He has been suffering from age-related issues for some time and was admitted to a hospital. While undergoing treatment, the veteran breathed his last at a private hospital in Hyderabad.
The Tollywood fraternity mourned his demise and paid last tributes to the ace personality. Film personalities from Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi industries also paid tributes to the filmmaker and remembered the iconic films he made during his illustrious career. He made more than 50 films across languages.
His last rites were held just a while ago at the Punjagutta Burial Ground. Fans attended the occasion in big numbers to pay the last tributes to the legendary director. His last rites were performed as per tradition. His mortal remains were taken to Punja Gutta from Film Nagar as a yatra.
Fans showered flowers on the director while he was taken to the burial ground. Amid tears of fans and family members, he was laid to rest. The Punja Gutta area saw a big traffic jam as the legendary director-actor's mortal remains were taken there.
Earlier today, Tollywood celebrities paid a visit to the legendary director and paid tributes to him. The likes of Megastar Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan, Rajamouli, Keeravani, and others paid tributes. Even Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi condoled his death. Taking to Twitter, he paid the tributes.