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Vishwanath, K.

Overview
Works: 47 works in 76 publications in 4 languages and 131 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Melodrama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by K Vishwanath
Sangeet = Saṅgīta( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setu is a folk singer from Rajasthan and he loves Sangeeta, a dancer that is blind. Setu comes to know about an eye donation and he starts dreaming about Sangeeta. He becomes intent on giving his eyes to Sanggeta but doctors are not ready
Śaṅkarābharaṇaṃ( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Telugu and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie deals with the character of Sankara Sastry, who devotes his heart and soul to divine music. At the height of popularity, he meets Tulasi, a dancer, who is also interested in classical arts. Being impressed by Sankara Sastry's mastery over music, she tries to devote her entire life to learn and practice under his guidance. But as the caste-ridden society does not accept this union, she leaves Sastry's home only to come back after several years, this time with her son. In the meantime, Indian classical music takes a back seat with modern musicians finding it hard to earn their daily bread. Sankaram, son of Tulasi introduces himself as an orphan, finds a place in the master's house to learn classical music
Calaṅkai oli = Salangai oli( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in Tamil and Telugu and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balakrishna is an economically poor multi-talented dancer, adept at Bharata etc. and his dream is to perform at an all-India level competition. Madhavi, a rich girl notices his talent and helps in getting him an opportunity to perform in an all-India competition. Just when he is about to realize his dream, circumstances change and his dream to perform as a dancer slips away
Svātimuttu = Swathimuthu( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Kannada and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kamal Haasan is an autistic person only good at obeying what his trusted grandmother says. In an attempt to help a widow with a 5-year old son, he marries her during an auspicious village festival much to the shock of villagers who in turn try to harm Kamal as this act of his stands against the traditional societal norms. The widow who is now married tries to save her husband and moves to the city for a better living. With an able support from few of their fellow villagers settled in the city and from Raadhika's erstwhile music guru, the family settles down and life for them from then on looks good and promising."--Library of Congress, New Delhi Overseas Office
Kaamchor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suraj has been a slacker all his adult life. He hates any kind of work rather it's paying or volunteer. One day he gate-crashes a wedding ceremony and finds out that the groom is to live with his In-laws. To his delight, he finds out that the bride has an unmarried sister. And so Suraj starts to woo the unmarried sister, Geeta. Slowly Geeta falls in love with Suraj, and with the approval of her wealthy dad, Rai Bahadur Chunilal Sanghvi, both get married. Suraj now looks forward to an easy life at his In-laws, but that is not to be so, for Geeta wants to move out. Suraj goes along with Geeta, but then starts showing his true colors, and openly demands a share in his wealthy father-in-law's estate, even if it means taking the family to court
Svarṇakamalaṃ( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Telugu and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young lady born in a family of classical dancers. The problem is she hates dance. The guy next door won't let her give up the beautiful art which makes her special from the rest of the world. The movie explores different problems they face, and explains different views of the same issue
Svātimutyaṃ( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Telugu and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kamal Hasan is an autistic person only good at obeying what his trusted grandmother says. In an attempt to help a widow with a 5-year old son, he marries her during an auspicious village festival much to the shock of villagers who in turn try to harm Kamal as this act of his stands against the traditional societal norms. The widow who is now married tries to save her husband and moves to the city for a better living. With an able support from few of their fellow villagers settled in the city and from Radhika's erstwhile music guru, the family settles down and life for them from then on looks good and promising
Eeshwar( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ishwar is a simple-minded and honest, devout and religious young man, he cares for everybody he comes in contact with. But alas nobody really likes him and think him as mentally retarded. Living an unconventional life, he takes pity on a widow named Lalita, with a young son, and marries her, much to the shock of the community. Ishwar now has a monumental task, to look after his new bride, and ensure his step-son gets the required education and skills to fend for himself. Will the community let Ishwar succeed?
Svayaṅkr̥ṣi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Telugu and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sambaiah is a cobbler who raises his dead sister's son Chinna while also financing the education of the orphaned Sharada. He also nurses a love crush and intends to marry her someday. In a turn of events, Sharada marries Bhaskar and Ganga who has also nursed a love towards Sambaiah, has a tubectomy in order to marry Sambaiah. She does it so that she would be a completely dedicated mother to Chinna. After initial struggles, Ganga and Sambaiah become wealthy. Chinna's biological father Govind who is a criminal returns from prison and teams up with Ganga's father to make a series of demands on Sambaiah and to claim Chinna's guardianship. Eventually, Chinna rebels against his father and both he and Sambaiah return to latter's modest original profession of cobbler
Sargam( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich singer falls in love with a village girl and faces disapproval from all quarters
Sur sangam( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prostitute runs away from home and becomes the student of a renowned musician, but her guru must then face ostracization by society
Sanjog( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombay-bred Narain goes to a village, where he meets and falls in love with a village belle, Yashodra. She also is attracted to him, and both get married. After their marriage, both go to live with Narain's parents, brother, and sister-in-law, Lalita, and her son, Sonu. Yashodra gets close to Sonu, and starts to spend all her time with him. But suddenly, Sonu passes away, leaving Yashodra devastated and depressed
Swathikiranam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Telugu and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a classical singer, who finds it difficult to cope with the rising popularity of a child-prodigy
Sagara sangamam( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Telugu and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balakrishna (Kamalahasan), a dance critic and a dancer himself teaches Bharat Natyam to Madhavi, a daughter of his old flame
Sirivennela( Visual )

in Telugu and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous blind flutist and a mute woman fall in love
Sippikkul muthu( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in Tamil and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shubh kaamna( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jaag utha insan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sandhya, a brahmin girl, loves Hari, a poor but handsome flute player. Sandhya's dazzling dance performance wins the hearts of the entire village including her grandfather. He decides to marry Sandhya to a young brahmin orphan brought up by the old man in high religious tradition. But the purity of true love dismantles human doings. A miracle happens. Nandu sees the image of Goddess in his wife Sandhya. Finally the truth dawns upon Nandu, and he persuades his wife to make confession before goddess & accepts her love for Hari
Dhanwaan = Dhanavāna( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle in which Anju a vactioning urbanite falls in love with her horse trainer Kashi, who in turn loves a local village belle named Imli
Swathi mutyam( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Telugu and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Kaasinathuni Viswanath

Vishwanath, K.,, film director

Visvanāt, K.

Viśvanāth, Ke.

Viśvanāth, Ke., , film director

Viswanath, K. (Kaasinathuni)

Viswanath, Kaasinathuni

Languages
Hindi (21)

Telugu (18)

Tamil (7)

Kannada (2)