Balaji Sakthivel

  • Balaji deserves all honours for 'Vazhakku En 18/9': Producer March 19, 2013

    Chennai: If there is one person who deserves all honours for Tamil teen crime-thriller 'Vazhakku En 18/9', it definitely has to be the film's director Balaji Sakthivel, says producer N Subash Chandrabose. The critically acclaimed Tamil teen-crime thriller and Telugu blockbuster revenge-drama 'Eega' were named 2012's best feature films in their...
  • I thought it was a prank, Raja on winning National Award March 19, 2013

    Chennai: It took a few calls to convince Raja that he actually won the National Award for best make-up artist for Tamil teen crime-thriller 'Vazhakku En 18/9'. "Initially when someone called me to tell me the news, I thought it was a prank. However, it was only after the calls started...
  • 'Vazhakku Enn 18/9' wins best film award in Paris January 21, 2013

    Chennai : Tamil teen crime-thriller 'Vazhakku Enn 18/9' won the best film award at the first South Asian Film Festival (SAFF) held in Paris recently. The critically acclaimed film opened to a packed house at the event, held between Jan 16-20, and left the international audience spellbound. At the closing ceremony...
  • 'Vazhakku Enn 18/9' reunites missing son with family October 6, 2012

    This story of a family reunion could make a good script for a blockbuster film - a young, differently-abled boy, who went missing six years ago, was reunited with his family after they saw him in a Tamil film 'Vazhakku Enn 18/9'. The movie was recently telecast recently on TV...
  • '7aum Arivu' and 'Vazhakku Enn 18/9' in Oscar race September 18, 2012

    It is a great pleasure for Tamilians to know that the list of movies nominated for Oscar includes two films from the Tamil industry. '7aum Arivu' directed by AR Murugadoss and 'Vazhakku Enn 18/9' directed by Balaji Sakthivel are nominated from Kollywood. The film federation of India (FFI) has chosen ten...