Earlier this morning (April 30), director KV Anand passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest (due to Covid-19 complications) and his demise came as an absolute shocker for the people of Tamil Nadu. KV Anand is definitely one of the phenomenal talents that Tamil cinema produced and it is sad to know that he is no more. He was 54 years old when he breathed his last. As a cinematographer, KV Anand has worked in movies like Kadhal Desam, Nerukku Ner, Mudhalvan, Boys, Chellame, and Sivaji: The Boss. As a director, KV Anand's works include Kana Kanden, Ayan, Ko, Maattrraan, Anegan, Kavan, and Kaappaan.

The fans have been expressing their condolences on social media and are recalling their favourite moments from KV Anand's films. Here is the compilation of tweets posted by notable film personalities, mourning the unfortunate demise of director KV Anand:

Dhanush - A gentle kind honest man has passed away. A very sweet man full of life love and joy. K.v anand sir .. gone too soon sir. Too soon. My condolences to his family. Rest in peace k.v sir.

Kajal Aggarwal - One of the most legendary directors I’ve had the privilege of working with and knowing. Om Shanti Kv sir. You will be missed

Harris Jayaraj - unfortunate and extremely shock to hear this devastating News. RIP my friend KV Anand

Selvaraghavan - Rest in peace my friend !

Aishwarya Rajesh - Shocking ... i can’t believe this... RIP sir

Archana Kalpathi - Shocked and completely heartbroken. One of the sweetest film makers in our industry and a lovely human being. You will missed by all of us sir. Thank you for all the films and all the memories. It was a privilege to work with you

Gautham Karthik - We've lost a wonderful creator. #KVAnand sir may you rest in peace. My condolences to the family...

Radikaa Sarathkumar - Shocked beyond words to hear of director cameraman #kvanand demise due to a massive heart attack. So young and talented, what a loss to the industry. RIP

DD Dhivyadharshini - Shocking ... K.V. Anand sir .. another great talent .. gone too soon ... polite person.... condolences to the family .... #RIP Sir

Vikram Prabhu - Such a well mannered, soft spoken gentleman and a proven bundle of talent! Shocked to hear the news, strength to the family #Ayan will forever be my favourite work of yours! #RIPKVAnand sir

Kavin - Rest in peace #KVAnand sir

D Imman - My deepest condolences to KV Anand Sir’s family. Rest In Peace sir.

Producer Dhananjayan - This is unbelievable & shocking. What's happening in this world? Such a fine gentleman, a wonderful human being & a great friend. #KVAnand sir, Life it's not fair to you. I am heartbroken. #RIPKVAnand sir. You will be badly missed by all of us