K. Balachander (1930–2014)

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K. Balachander was born on July 9, 1930 in Nannilam, Madras Presidency, British India as Kailasam Balachander. He was a writer and producer, known for Thaneer Thaneer (1981), Ek Duuje Ke Liye (1981) and Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal (1989). He was married to Rajam. He died on December 23, 2014 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. See full bio »

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 2014 Yevaru (Short) (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 Maro Charitra (story & screenplay)
 1996 Kadhal Pagadai (TV Series)
 1994 Duet (story, screenplay, dialogue)
 1993 Jathi Malli
 1991 Azhakan (screenplay)
 1990 Oru Veedu Iru Vasal (screenplay)
 1989 Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal (written by)
 1988 Rudra Veena (screenplay - as K. Balchander) / (story - as K. Balchander)
 1987 Velaikkaaran
 1986 Sundara Swapnagalu (screenplay)
 1986 Punnagai Mannan (story, screenplay, dialogue)
 1984 Achamillai Achamillai (screenplay) / (story)
 1984 Eradu Rekhagalu (adapted screenplay)
 1984 Ek Nai Paheli (screenplay) / (story)
 1982 Agni Sakshi
 1981 Sreeman Sreemathi (story)
 1981 Thaneer Thaneer (screenplay)
 1981 Netri Kann (screenplay)
 1981 Ek Duuje Ke Liye (screenplay) / (story)
 1981 Thillu Mullu
 1981 Aadavallu Meeku Joharulu (story)
 1981 Aakali Rajyam
 1980 Pappu (story)
 1979 Kazhukan (story)
 1979 Guppedu Manasu (writer)
 1979 Idi Kathakaadu (screenplay) / (story)
 1979 Ninaithale Inikkum (screenplay)
 1978 Thappu Thalangal (story, screenplay)
 1978 Maro Charithra (writer)
 1978 Nizhal Nijamakirathu (screenplay/dialogue)
 1977 Aaina (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 Avargal
 1976 Manmatha Leelai (story)
 1975 Apoorva Raagangal (screenplay, dialogue)
 1974 Naan Avanillai (screenplay, dialogue)
 1974 Jeevitha Rangamu (story)
 1972 Velli Vizha
 1972 Haar Jeet (as K. Balachandra)
 1971 Lakhon Me Ek (story - as K. Balchander)
 1971 Bomma Borusa (story)
 1970 Mastana (story - as K. Balchandra)
 1970 Ethiroli (screenplay)
 1969 Sattekalapu Satteya (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 Teen Bahuraniyan (story - as K. Balchander)
 1966 Major Chandrakant (story, screenplay, dialogue)
 1965 Naanal (story, screenplay, dialogue)
 1965 Neelavanam (story, screenplay, dialogue)
 1965 Oonche Log (play "Major Chandrakant")
 1964 Server Sundaram (story, screenplay, dialogue)
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Alternate Names:

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


Rajam  (his death)  (3 children)

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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.

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