Visu joins BJPPublished: February 1, 2016
Veteran actor-director Visu aka M R Viswanathan today joined the BJP in the presence of union minister Pon Radhakrishnan, state BJP unit president Tamilisai Soundararajan and others.
His entry into the national party took place at its state headquarters Kamalalayam in Chennai. Earlier, Visu was in the AIADMK and also hosted a talk show in Jaya TV, it may be recalled.
Visu fine tuned his directorial skills under the mentorship of legendary K Balachander until becoming a full-fledged director. He ventured into acting in his self-directed Tamil Movie, ‘Kudumbam Oru Kadambam’.
Further on, he directed movies like ‘Samsaram Adhu Minsaaram’ which was remade in almost all Indian languages, ‘Thirumathi oru Vegumathi’ and ‘Manal Kayiru’ etc.