KV Anand, a Tamil director-cinematographer, died of a heart attack.
KV Anand, a Tamil director, and cinematographer died of a heart attack on April 30 at 3 a.m. On April 29, the 54-year-old director reportedly felt a sharp pain in his chest and drove himself to a nearby hospital. KV Anand’s untimely death comes as a shock to the Tamil film industry and his fans.
KV Anand started his career as a photojournalist before becoming the assistant to cinematographer P.C. Sreeram and working on many films with him. With the Malayalam film Thenmavin Kombath, starring Mohanlal, Anand made his debut as a cinematographer. Suriya’s directorial debut, Ayan, was a total success in 2009, and it brought him name and fame. After that, Anand went on to direct films starring Suriya, Dhanush, and Vijay Sethupathi. He was also a founding member of the Indian Society of Cinematographers (Indian Society of Cinematographers). Anand had previously worked with director Shankar on the Rajinikanth-starrer Sivaji as a cinematographer. However, Maattrraan, Anegan, and Kavan, his subsequent films, received mixed reviews. Suriya, Mohanlal, Arya, Sayyeshaa, and Poorna starred in KV Anand’s most recent film, Kaappaan.
Several Tollywood stars paid tribute to the director while also sharing their sadness at the director-untimely cinematographer’s death. “Shocked beyond words to learn of director cameraman kV Anand demise due to a major heart attack,” actress Radikaa tweeted, lamenting the devastating death. What a blow to the industry for someone so young and talented. “Rest in peace.” Director Santosh Sivan also expressed his condolences for the director’s death, writing, “KV Anand RIP god bless.” “Unfortunate and deeply shocked to hear this devastating news,” music director Harris Jayaraj wrote on Twitter.KV Anand, my dear, rest in peace.” Actress Khushbu Sundar also paid tribute to the artist with a photo of him. “It’s incredible!! #KVAnand, may you rest in peace “she sent out a tweet
— KhushbuSundar ❤️ (@khushsundar) April 30, 2021
Follow us on