Ace producer AM Rathnam’s father is dead. Arani Munuswamy (96) was survived by two sons (Rathnam and Diwakar) and five daughters. He died at Bucchireddypalem of Nellore district.
Of the two sons, while AM Rathnam went on to become a biggie after the success of his debut film ‘Karthavyam’ under Sri Surya Movies, the brother Diwakar has been a distributor.
AM Rathnam last produced Ajith’s blockbuster ‘Vedalam’ in Tamil with a huge budget of Rs. 61 cr.