South Indian music legend MS Viswanathan passed away at the age of 87 in a private hospital in Chennai on 14th of July, 2015. According to his family sources, he has passed away by 4.30 am.
MSV, who has composed for over 750 films, is known for his partnership with violinist T K Ramamurthy. Together they have composed for 86 films. MS Viswanathan, who is popularly known as Mellisai Mannar has composed for Malayalam and Telugu films as well.
MSV is survived by four sons and three daughters. The final rites will be performed on the 15th of July, 2015 in Chennai.