Visu passes away

Veteran actor and filmmaker Visu passed away in Chennai today due to illness. He was 75.

Meenakshisundaram Ramasamy Viswanthan (born 1 July 1945), best known by his stage name Visu, was a writer, director, stage, film and television actor and talk-show host.

Visu initially worked as an assistant to director K. Balachander until becoming a director himself.

He later began acting, with his first film being Kudumbam Oru Kadambam, directed by S. P. Muthuraman.