K. Balachander (1930–2014)

Down 33,442 this week
2:37 | Trailer
K. Balachander was born on July 9, 1930 in Nannilam, Madras Presidency, British India as Kailasam Balachander. He was a director and writer, known for Rudra Veena (1988), Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981) and Achamillai Achamillai (1984). He was married to Rajam. He died on December 23, 2014 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. See full bio »

How Despicable Characters Make "Succession" So Good

Alan Ruck explains how such awful people make such compelling characters on HBO's "Succession."

Watch now

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 21 Sep 2017
a list of 21 people
created 10 Oct 2015
a list of 21 people
created 22 Aug 2014
list image
a list of 84 people
created 10 Dec 2017
a list of 70 people
created 22 Jun 2016

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of K. Balachander's work have you seen?
13 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Rudra Veena Director
Ek Duuje Ke Liye Director
Thaneer Thaneer Director


Jump to: Director | Writer | Producer | Actor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Director (82 credits)
 2014 Yevaru (Short)
 2006 Poi
 2006 Abaddham
 1996 Kalki
 1994 Duet
 1992 Jathi Malli
 1992 Vaaname Ellai
 1991 Azhakan
 1988 Rudra Veena
 1984 Ek Nai Paheli
 1983 Kokilamma
 1982 Agni Sakshi
 1982 Pyara Tarana
 1981 47 Natkal
 1981 Thillu Mullu
 1981 Aakali Rajyam
 1979 Edo Saritha
 1979 Nool Veli
 1977 Aaina
 1977 Avargal
 1973 Arangetram
 1972 Velli Vizha
 1972 Kanna Nalama
 1971 Bomma Borusa
 1971 Punnagai
 1970 Navagraham
 1970 Patham Pasali
 1970 Ethiroli
 1969 Iru Kodagal
 1969 Poova Thalaya
 1968 Ethir Neechal
 1967 Bama Vijayam
 1965 Naanal
 1965 Neer Kumizhi
Show Show Writer (45 credits)
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Kailasam Balachander | K. Balachandra | K. Balchander | K. Balchandra

Did You Know?


Was directing the shelved movie "Baali Umar Ko Salaam" (1983). Starring Raghu Khosla ( son of producer Ramesh Khosla), Tanvi Azmi (Replaced Mandakini) Music by Rahul Dev Burman, Produced by Ramesh Khosla, Directed by K.Balachander.

Star Sign:


Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed