Veteran actor-director Visu passes away

Mar 22, 2020 KRR


Director, producer, actor, play writer Visu, 74, on Sunday died in Chennai due to old age ailments. Born as Meenakshisundaram Ramasamy Viswanathan and popularly known as Visu is noted for his family-centric movies.


He began his career as an Assistant Director under ace Director the late K. Balachandar and later branched off on his own. Most of the movies directed by him revolved around joint families and the issues faced by them.


The versatile actor had starred in over 60 films and directed around 25 films. Some of Visu’s popular movies are ‘Samsaram Adhu Minsaram’, ‘Manal Kayaru’, ‘Dowry Kalyanam’.


Visu was last seen in 'Manal Kayiru 2' (2016), the sequel to one of his earliest directorial successes, 'Manal Kayiru'.


He had a very successful stint on television as well. He hosted a popular weekly debate show 'Arattai Arangam' on Sun TV. Click the Movie button below for more info:
Manal Kayiru 2


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