Director K.Balachander Passed away

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Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014

Director K.Balachander Passed away

Tamil filmmaker K.Balachander who was admitted to a private hospital following "fever" and some "age-related ailments" passed away this evening. Veteran director K.Balachander had developed certain age-related ailments over the past few days and was being treated at Cauvery Hospital.

He is known for introducing stars including Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Saritha and Prakash Raj.  Balachander has directed over 150 films. He directed many films with comedy actor Nagesh. 

Some of his best films include "Aval Ora Thodar Kathai", "Apoorva Raagangal", "Avargal", "Varumayin Niram Sigappu" and "47 Natkal". He is a recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award and the Padma Shri, Balachander has Nine Filmfare awards to his credit.

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