K 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...
  • 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...
  • 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

    Superstar Rajinikanth, known for his unassuming attitude and charming aura, celebrated his 62nd birthday on December 12 with close friends and family at his residence here. "Though early in the morning he stepped out on to his balcony to wave to his fans outside his house, he spent the rest...
  • Rajinikanth: Man who devised his own success mantra 12-12-2012 10:45 AM

    Over the past 30 years in Tamil cinema, we have seen a lot of actors come by and try their hands at making it large, and it can be said that Superstar Rajinikanth has come closest to winning the heart of many with his films. With his screen presence and...
  • Asin's new TVC is inspired from Rajnikanth's film 11-12-2012 03:12 PM

    Asin, who has been the brand ambassador for Mirinda for the past seven years has just released a new ad film for the brand. The ad, which introduces two new flavours of the drink has been directed by Gautham Menon and is based on K Balachander's film 'Moondru Mudichu' which...
  • 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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