Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised legendary filmmaker K. Viswanath and termed him as an outstanding filmmaker and congratulated him for winning the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest award in cinema.
Modi tweeted, “K. Viswanath has distinguished himself as an outstanding filmmaker. I congratulate him on being conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke award,”.
After receiving Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner, K.Viswanath was given grand welcome when he arrived at Shamshabad airport. Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav received him. He was later felicitated by Union minister Venkaiah Naidu.