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  • tamil film fraternity urges government for k. balachander

    Tamil film fraternity urges government for K. Balachander statue

    Bollywood | December 31, 2014 23:57 IST

    Chennai: The members of the Tamil Nadu Film Directors Union (TANTIS) have urged Tamil Nadu government to erect a statue in memory of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, who passed away here last week."Balachander sir deserves

  • filmmaker balachander cremated

    Filmmaker Balachander cremated

    Bollywood | December 25, 2014 12:06 IST

    Chennai: Legendary Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander was cremated here Wednesday amid members from film fraternity and thousands of his fans.Police and volunteers had a tough time in controlling the surging crowds. Men and women stood

  • irreplaceable balachander an instution film fraternity

    'Irreplaceable' Balachander, an instution: Film fraternity

    Bollywood | December 25, 2014 11:53 IST

    Chennai: There will never be a replacement for prolific Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander, said grief-stricken members of the Tamil film fraternity here, following the auteur's death. He was 84.Balachander passed away due to prolonged illness

  • rajinikanth prakash raj karunanidhi pay their last respects

    Rajinikanth, Prakash Raj, Karunanidhi pay their last respects to Balachander

    Bollywood | December 24, 2014 19:35 IST

    Chennai: The Tamil film industry plunged into gloom following the death of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander. The industry members and thousands from various walks of life assembled at his residence here Wednesday to pay their

  • kamal haasan to miss balachander s funeral

    Kamal Haasan to miss Balachander's funeral

    Bollywood | December 24, 2014 17:37 IST

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will miss saying a final goodbye to his mentor, veteran filmmaker K. Balachander, who will be cremated here Wednesday afternoon.Balachander died here Tuesday following prolonged illness. He was 84."We had planned

  • balachander made women centric movies jayalalithaa

    Balachander made women-centric movies: Jayalalithaa

    Bollywood | December 24, 2014 7:08 IST

    Chennai: AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said Tamil director K. Balachander made women-centric movies and would dwell on problems faced by them.Condoling his death, Jayalalithaa in a statement issued here said the legendary director

  • film fraternity plunges into gloom over balachander s death

    Film fraternity plunges into gloom over Balachander's death

    Bollywood | December 24, 2014 7:04 IST

    Chennai: The Indian film industry Tuesday plunged into gloom following the death of legendary Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander.KB, as he was fondly called by his fans, died at a private hospital here due to urinary

  • k balachander veteran tamil film director dies at 84

    K Balachander, veteran Tamil film director, dies at 84

    Bollywood | December 24, 2014 7:00 IST

    Chennai: Legendary Tamil movie and drama director, screen writer and producer K. Balachander passed away here Tuesday, his manager said. He was 84.Balachander was ailing for some time and was admitted to the Kaveri Hospital

  • balachander showing signs of improvement actor vivekh

    Balachander showing signs of improvement: Actor Vivekh

    Bollywood | December 17, 2014 18:56 IST

    Chennai:  Actor Vivekh, who visited veteran director K. Balachander Wednesday at a hospital here, said the auteur is showing signs of improvement.Balachander was admitted to Cauvery Hospital here Monday and is being treated for urinary

  • filmmaker k. balachander critical but stable

    Filmmaker K. Balachander critical but stable

    Bollywood | December 17, 2014 6:57 IST

    Chennai: Legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, who was admitted to Cauvery hospital, has been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He is undergoing treatment for urinary infection."Veteran film director K. Balachander has developed urinary tract

  • 58th national awards given away balachander receives phalke

    58th National Awards Given Away, Balachander Receives Phalke Award

    Bollywood | September 09, 2011 23:14 IST

    New Delhi, Sep 9: Veteran director K Balachander, known for his masterpieces “Iru Kodugal”, “Apoorva Raagangal” and “Ek Duuje Ke Liye”, was today conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award by President Pratibha Patil, who