Legendary director, 'Kalathapasvi' K.Viswanath, celebrates his 84th Birthday today. He was born on Feb 19th 1930.
"Mine is a voluntary retirement from direction.Actually I am very lazy. But coming to profession, I am very sincere. I even forget eating and sleeping. Every day I get many ideas and I think of directing them. But again I get lazy. I have been approached by many to make movies. But I am not showing any interest. I have lost my family life these days busy with profession. So I am wishing to spend some time with my family", he says.
"I have been adhered some principles from first and had made movies one after the other without accepting the every offer that came by. All of my movies had been risky projects .I have never considered money and sometimes I feel sad at not accepting those offers. But I feel comfortable that if I had considered money, my creativity would have been lost".
This Veteran director has many National and Nandi awards to his credit and some of his films have been showcased in several International film festivals. His film, 'Swathi Muthyam', was an official entry from India, for the Oscar award in the year 1986. He has directed many gem of movies in his career, like 'Shankarabharanam', 'Swathi Muthyam', 'Sagara Sangamam', 'Swayam Krushi' etc.
He had directed even some Bollywood movies. Apart from being a director, he is a very good actor. At Present; he has been acting in some of the upcoming films along with a TV serial and some ads.
Indiaglitz wishes this Esteemed director a very happy Birthday.