M.S. Viswanathan, whose film compositions transcended various genres of music and his music refused to be pinned down to musical traditions passed away leaving a void in the music industry .
Neerarum Kadaloduth was an composition will ever be part of the Tamil movie industry. In the Kollywood music industry , there was no other composer who could compose tracks as diverse as MSV. He had composed music for over 1,700 films in Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada and worked with four Chief Ministers — N.T. Rama Rao, M.G. Ramachandran, M. Karunanidhi and Jayalalithaa.