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|Also Known As||:||K Balachander|
|Date of Birth||:||09 July 1930|
|Sun Sign||:||Not Known|
|Eye Colour||:||Black and Brown|
|Hair Colour||:||Brown and Black|
|Born In||:||Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Mother Name||:||Not Known|
|Father Name||:||Not Known|
|Chidrens ( Son & Daughter)||:||Not Known|
|Spouse / Partner :||:||Rajam|
Favorites, Social Links, Money Factor, Etc.
|Net Worth||:||Not Known|
|Famous As||:||Film Director, Film Producer, Screen Writer|
Biodata & Biography
K. Balachander was born in 1930 in a Tamil Brahmin home in Nannilam, Tanjore district, Tiruvarur district, India. Balac said that "since I was eighth, I saw cinema" and recalled his interest in cinema. After watching movies by MK Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, then Tamil Film Superstar At the age of twelve, he was drawn to theater and theater, which helped him to develop his interest in theater, writing and music. the direction of amateur plays. His obsession with theater continued while studying zoology at Annamalai University, as he regularly participated in plays. After graduating in 1949, he began his career as a teacher in Muthupet, Tiruvarur district. In 1950, he moved to Madras now Chennai and joined the Office of the Accountant General as an apprentice clerk. He joined "United Amateur Artists", an amateur drama company. He then forms his own troop and it is during this period. he became famous as an amateur playwright with Major Chandrakanth, written in English. As the scope of English was very limited in Madras, he rewrote the play in Tamil, which eventually became a "sensation" among the people. The acting troupe of Balachander was made up of people from the Tamil film industry such as Major Sundarrajan, Nagesh, Sreekanth and Sowcar Janaki. Sunderrajan has appeared in more than 900 films, Nagesh in more than 1,000, Sreekanth in more than 200 films and Sowkar Janaki in more than 350 films. Other games written by Balachander include the Sundaram server , Neerkumizhi Mezhuguvarthi candle, Naanal (tall grass) and Navagraham (nine planets). All these produced and directed by him, have been well received by critics.
Balachandering while working in the accountant general's office, was offered to write the dialogues for the film Dheiva Thaai by his main actor Mr. G. Ramachandran. Balachander was initially reluctant because he was more theater-oriented, but at the insistence of his friends, he decided to work on the film. At that time, he was promoted to Superintendent in his office. Avichi Meiyappa Chettiar acquired the rights of her Sundaram Server game, and decided to make a movie based on it. The film was about the story of a staff waiting in a restaurant where Nagesh was in the lead. The film was directed by famous duo directors, Krishnan Panju. He has received numerous awards including the Certificate of Merit for the Third Prize for Best Feature Film in Tamil and the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Film. Meanwhile, another play written and directed by him - Major Chandrakanth has been adapted into a Hindi film like Oonche Log. The film won a national film award. Balachander then made his directional debut through Neerkumizhi which in turn was based on his own piece. The cast of the film consisted of actors who were part of Balachander's regular troupe. His next efforts included Naanal, Major Chandrakanth and Ethir Neechal, all based on his own plays. Major Chandrakanth has already been filmed in Hindi under the name Oonche Log the previous year. The Tamil version of the 1966 film Major Chandrakanth featured Jayalalithaa as heroine. In 1967, he directed Bama Vijayam, a family comedy drama. Featuring a casting cast, the film was very successful and was remade in Telugu by Balachander himself. The success of both versions prompted a Hindi remake entitled Teen Bahuraniyan, produced by Gemini Pictures. In 1969, Balachander directed Iru Kodugal, a family drama starring Gemini Ganesan, which won the national prize for best feature film in Tamil.
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The period from the late 1980s to the late 1990s saw Balachander venturing into television and making a number of television series including Kai Alavu Manasu, Rail Sneham, Ramani vs. Ramani, Oru Koodai Paasam, Kadhal Pagadai, Premi, Jannal and Anni. Like her previous films, most of her soap operas focused on women and described them as strong personalities. In 2003, he created Sahana, which would be the continuation of his 1985 film, Sindhu Bairavi. While venturing into television, he noted that "this means helps to reach the public, which is why I am doing soap operas". In 2009, Balachander returned to the theater after a 40-year break through the play Pournami, in which Renuka played the lead role.
In 1956, Balachander married Rajam while working at the General Accountant's Office. The couple had two sons named Kailasam and Prasanna and a daughter Pushpa Kandaswamy, who is the president of their production house Kavithalaya Productions. Kailasam was an entrepreneur while Prasanna, a chartered accountant, is the managing director and CEO of an investment bank in India. Balachander's first son, Bala Kailasam, died on August 15, 2014 after contracting pneumonia. He was the head of the television production company Minbinbangal, and has delivered memorable series in Tamil includes, Kaialavu Manasu, Rail Sneham, and Marma Desam.
After neurosurgery in November 2014, Balachander was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai on December 15th. Reports suggested that he had fever and a urinary tract infection, but was recovering well. However, on December 23, 2014, he passed away due to complications related to urinary tract infection and age-related conditions.
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Style, criticism and public perception
Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth, two of the main actors in Tamil cinema, are often considered to be Balachander's products who teamed up with each of them or worked with them as a trio in several films during the 1970s. Rajinikanth was chosen by Balachander to play Apoorva Raagangal (1975) after noting that "there was something special about him". Sridevi, Srividhya, Jayapradha, Jayasudha, Jayachithra, Sujatha, Saritha were notable heroines who were introduced by Balachander. Nassar, Delhi Ganesh, Charlie, Madan Bob were some of the notable support actors presented by him. After working in a few Kannada films, Prakash Raj was relaunched as an actor in Tamil cinema by his debut Duet (1995) and had also starred in some of Balachander's soap operas in the 1990s. Manathil Uruthi Vendum, Balachander launched Vivek as an actor, who first worked with him as an assistant author, and later became a leading actor in comedy. He also launched A.R. Rahman in the film Roja which was his production.