The renowned Tamil cinematographer and director KN Anand breathed his last today morning in Chennai hospital. The sad demise of this talented artist put the fraternity in a big shock. As per the reports, the cause of death is due to cardiac arrest. His near ones informed that despite having massive pain the cinematographer and director managed to drive himself to the hospital near his residence at around 3 am early in morning, but unfortunately, he could not survive for long.
He started his career as a photo-journalist and also started assisting acclaimed cinematographer PC Sreeram in Tamil films, name few of them are “Gopura Vasalile”, “Meera”, “Devar Magan”, “Amaran” and “Thiruda Thiruda”. KV Anand won the National Award for Malayalam film titled “Thenmavin Kombath” in 1994. Anand got the opportunity to direct this award-winning movie on the recommendation of Sreeram.
The contribution of films in KV Anand’s career as a cinematographer for over a decade includes “Minnaram”, “Chandralekha”, “Mudhalvan”, “Josh”, “Nayak”, “Boys”, “Khakee” and “Sivaji”. KV Anand started his career as a director in 2005 with the family drama “Kana Kandaen” in 2005. His directorial debut had a very slow start as expected but caught speed and proved to be a blockbuster hit.
However, KV Anand was not able to meet the expectations of his fans and audiences in later days to name a few “Maattrraan”, “Anegan” and “Kavan” were well conceptualized but did not hit the audiences. KV Anand’s last directorial was “Kaappaan” with Suriya, Mohanlal, and Arya.
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