is an Award-winning international Film Director
and Director of Photography
Viswanath works in a wide range of genres: Thriller, Mystery, Horror and Romance. He has directed films in English, Irish, Japanese, and Indian languages.
Post graduate in English literature, Viswanath holds a Ph.D.in Film Adaptation of novels.
Viswanath has worked as Director of Photography for numerous Major south Indian productions.
Viswanath's directorial debut A Voyage
is based on the works of famous Indian writer M. T. Vasudevan Nair
, winner of highest literary award in India Jnanpith
. The film won the Gold Medal for Best Short Film in India and Honorable Mention in Zanzibar International Film Festival
His international English feature film Déjàvu
with British actors premiered at the 54th Locarno International Film Festival
Only two other Indian films have made it to Locarno in its 54-year history, the other being the Oscar-nominated Hindi
was screened in 24 international film festivals.
His Urdu film Parwaaz
(The Flight) won Special Prize in Patras Film Festival.
Viswanath won two awards for Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay in New York Independent Film Festival for his feature film Marathon (2010) based on the true story of......