visu (Aka) M R Viswanthan

 Tamil Nadu, India
 Kudumbam Oru Kadambam (1981)

About Me

Visu is a Tamil writer, director, stage, film and television actor and talk show host from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. He was born on 1 July 1945 in Tamilnadu. His wife name is uma. He ventured into acting in his self-directed Tamil Film, Kudumbam Oru Kadambam. He directed films like Samsaram Adhu Minsaaram which was remade in almost in all Indian languages based on a short story, Thirumathi Oru Vegumathi, Manal Kayiru etc. A philanthropist, Visu had been supporting the needy through his own foundation. The programme at Jaya TV "Visuvin Makkal Arangam" had been serving for a genuine cause since its inception. The same type of programme Arratai Arangam was hosted by him in Sun TV. Visu started his career in the early 1980's. He started his journey as a scriptwriter. His debut movie was Thillu Mullu released in the year 1981. Rajinikanth and Madhavi played lead roles in this movie.