S. Vishwanathan was born in 1986. He started painting at the early age of 3. Each day after school, he would come back and paint with his grandfather. His career path was obvious. Vishwanathan believes in the purity of Kalamkari form and tries to maintain its original flavor in the contemporary times. His father M. Munireddy has a great role in helping Vishwanathan shape his artform. He received national award in 2008.