Balachander

  • Nageswara Rao was a great human being: Balachander 23-01-2014 12:15 PM

    Chennai: Veteran Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander recalls late actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao as not just a cinematic legend, but as a great human being who "cared, loved and respected" others. Nageswara Rao died in Hyderabad Wednesday after battling intestinal cancer. He was 89. "We have lost an icon. There's no...
  • Balachander lauds Malayalam film 'Drishyam', salutes Mohanlal 20-01-2014 12:07 PM

    Chennai: Legendary Tamil filmmaker K Balachander, who recently watched Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam', in an email to the team said the film doesn't underestimate the intelligence of the viewer, and lauded Mohanlal for his work. "The cleverness is in the understanding the potential of a film. 'Drishyam' is a film that...
  • Uthama Villain: K Balachander to work in Kamal Haasan's film 18-01-2014 04:29 PM

    Chennai: Legendary filmmaker K. Balachander will essay an important role in Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil comedy 'Uthama Villain', which will go on floors soon after the release of 'Vishwaroopam 2'. Balachander, known for shaping Kamal's career, worked with the actor in over 30 films since 1973 Tamil drama 'Arangetram'. "It's true...
  • K Balachander wishes Aamir Khan good luck for 'Dhoom 3' 15-12-2013 03:04 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan, who was recently in the Tamil Nadu capital for the opening ceremony of the 11th Chennai Film Festival (CIFF), took out some time to spend with veteran Tamil filmmaker K Balachander, who wished him luck for his forthcoming release "Dhoom 3". "It was a courtesy...
  • Noted Tamil film lyricist Vaali dies at 82 19-07-2013 09:56 AM

    Chennai: Veteran Tamil film lyricist Vaali died at a private hospital here today. He was 82. Vaali was undergoing treatment at a private hospital for respiratory problems for a month and was on ventilator support. Born as T S Rangarajan in the temple town of Srirangam, Vaali penned lyrics for...
  • Rajinikanth wants Kamal Haasan to watch 'Kochadaiyaan' 11-05-2013 03:24 PM

    Mumbai: In what could be regarded as a major departure from the custom, Kamal Hassan is all set to view his friend and professional rival Rajinikanth's latest film, the long awaited 'Kochadaiyaan'. The film is crucial for Rajinikanth as it would be his first after his hospitalization two years ago....
  • Telugu film 'Pavitra' audio release function at Vizag 07-04-2013 06:13 PM

    Shriya Saran is all set to play the lead in 'Pavithra'. Janardhana Maharshi, who was won the National award for his 'Devasthanam' will direct the film. The film is co-produced by K Sadhak Kumar and G.Maheswara Reddy. Recently the audio of the film was released in Vizag. An elated Shriya...
  • Rajinikanth keeps 62nd birthday simple 13-12-2012 12:34 PM

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  • My entrance in films happened by accident: Mani Ratnam 29-10-2012 01:42 PM

    Noted filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who has given some landmark films including 'Roja', 'Bombay' and 'Dil Se', says he was enjoying his life as a well-paid management consultant after finishing MBA from a top B-school 35 years ago when chance gave him an entry into the world of films. "It was...
  • 58th National Film Awards: Meet the winners 09-09-2011 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: From Arbaaz Khan and Arindam Chaudhuri to Anant Mahadevan and Aishwarya Narkar, they all said that receiving a National Film Award from President Pratiba Patil Friday was a "fantastic moment". Dadasaheb Phalke award winner veteran Tamil filmmaker Balachander said it is never too late to get an award....
  • Phalke Award for Balachander overdue: Kamal Hasan 30-04-2011 10:40 AM

    Kamal Hasan, K Balachander's protgee, talks about Balachander being honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year. The veteran filmmaker who bought a whiff of fresh air to Tamil cinema in the 60's. ...
  • 'Rettaisuzhi' is bundled with pranks 06-05-2010 05:36 PM

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