Rajinikanth, Suriya, Karthi, Kamal Haasan, Mohanlal, Arun Vijay, Prithviraj, Santosh Sivan, Harris Jayaraj, Hansika, Nikki Galrani, Radhika Sarath Kumar, and D Imaan were among those who mourned his demise.
Actor Allu Arjun shared on his social handle and wrote, “Just woke up to this sad news that Dir KV Anand Garu is no more. Wonderful cameraman, brilliant director, and very nice gentleman. Sir, you will always be remembered & missed. Condolences to the near, dear & family. Rest in Peace Sir .”
Anand, who had started his career as a photojournalist, and took a path into an assistant cinematographer with PC. Sreeram and worked on several films with him. He made his debut as a cinematographer with the Malayalam film Thenmavin Kombath. Later he worked with Director Shankar for Boys, Shivaji movies. Then in 2009, He received a commercial hit from Ayan Movie Starring Surya. Followed by gave several hit movies like KO, Maattrraan, Anegan, Kavan and Kaappaan. His absence would be a huge loss for the film industry.
RIP KV ANAND