Tamil director-cinematographer KV Anand dies at 54


In yet another tragic turn of events, Tamil director-cinematographer KV Anand passed away on Friday morning  at a private hospital in Chennai following a heart attack. He was 54.

KV Anand felt chest pain last night and drove himself to a private hospital to get it checked. However, he suffered a massive heart attack and passed away at around 3 am today morning. The news of his demise left his fans and members of the industry in shock as they tweeted condolences after the news broke online.

Actor Gautham Karthik wrote on Twitter, "We've lost a wonderful creator. #KVAnand sir may you rest in peace. My condolences to the family."

Music director Harris Jayaraj tweeted, "Unfortunate and extremely shock to hear this devastating News. RIP my friend KV Anand."

Actor Allu Arjun, who is in quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19 wrote, “Just woke up to this sad news that Dir KV Anand garu is no more. Wonderful cameraman , brilliant director and very nice gentleman . Sir you will always be remember & missed . Condolences to the near , dear & family. Rest in Peace Sir”. Cinematographer-director Santosh Sivan posted on Twitter, “KV Anand RIP god bless.”

KV Anand helmed films like Kana Kandaen, Ayan, Ko, Maattrraan, Anegan, Kavan and Kaappaan.