Kailasam Balachander was born on July 9, 1930. He is an Indian producer, director and screenwriter for film. He has directed films in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi. He is known for his distinct filmmaking style; the films he scripts and directs analyse unusual or complicated interpersonal relationships and social themes.
K. Balachander was able to extract from these actors some of their finest acting performances for his films. Prior to his involvement in Indian cinema, he worked as a school teacher in Muthupet, Tiruvarur District, and as a playwright.
Balachandar has always been ahead of his time, be it films or a TV serial. Initially into theatre, he presented plays like "Edhir Neechal", "Navagraham" etc. It was M. G. Ramachandran who had asked him to ...» read full biography