Special effects legend master Eknath passed away at the age of 70. On earlier days, in the absence of computers, he has used the camera technique in many films and he has been named Legend in Visual Effects. He is a specialist in portraying war scenes especially for mythical and folk films. Eknath, who was born at Machilipatnam in Krishna district, moved to Chennai about 55 years ago. He has provided visual effects to many of the films of Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, NTR and Kamal Haasan. The technique he used in Vithalacharya's films has brought good name to him. Even after the arrival of the computers also, he worked as a visual effects supervisor for several 3-D films.
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