Mini Bio: K. Vishwanath is an Indian film Actor and Director.
Kasinathuni Viswanath is an Indian film, sound designer turned director and actor known for his works in Telugu Cinema, and Bollywood. He is the recipient of five National Film Awards, five Nandi Awards, ten Filmfare Awards South, and a Bollywood Filmfare Award. Viswanath's Hindi films include Sargam, Kaamchor, Sanjog, Jaag Utha Insan, Eeshwar, Sur Sangam, Shubh Kaamna, Sangeet and Dhanwaan. Viswanath has received international recognition for his works, and is known for blending parallel cinema elements with mainstream commercial cinema.
Viswanath's classical films Sankarabharanam (1979) and Sagara Sangamam (1983) were included among CNN-IBN's list of hundred greatest Indian films of all time. His directorial works Sankarabharanam and Saptapadi, have garnered the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment and Best Feature Film on National Integration, respectively. Sankarabharanam, was premiered at the 8th International Film Festival of India, the Tashkent Film Festival, and the Moscow International Film Festival held in May 1980, and has also won the Prize of the Public at the Besancon Film Festival of France in the year 1981.