[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]K Balachander is one of the legendary director, producer, writer and actor in Indian Cinema. Today is his 86th birth anniversary. He was an ace director, popularly referred to as ‘Iyakkunar Sigaram‘ meaning “the director who scaled the peak” his films usually centered on unusual or complicated interpersonal relationships, unconventional love stories, and women-centric films.
Balachander has made films in languages such as Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi. He acted in a few films and has directed a few TV serials as well. He was the recipient of the ANR National Award and Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest award in cinema.
He has written and directed nearly 80 films and has worked in more than 100 films either as director or writer in multiple languages such as Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”205513″ img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]He was the one who introduced Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth to the film industry and these two actors are now ruling industry like monarchs. Both these actors came together for Balachander’s ‘Apoorva Ragangal‘ which was Rajinikanth‘s first film and a breakthrough film for Kamal Haasan.
The contribution of K. Balachander to the South Indian Cinema is indispensable. From Tamil cinema, he made an easy transition to other regional cinema and eventually, into Hindi films. In fact, his ‘Ek Duje Ke Liye‘ remains an evergreen Bollywood film and a classic in every sense.
Remembering the immortal personality K Balachander who left back his presence permanently in our hearts and thetelugufilmnagar.com pay the rich tributes to his memory.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOt5SQLmOYg”][/vc_column][/vc_row]