K. Balachander died with health problem

K. Balachander was born in 1930 into a Tamil Brahmin household,at Nannilam in the then Tanjore district (now Tiruvarur district)(died 23 December 2014)Balachander soon graduated as a director with Neerkumizhi in 1965.In a career that is spread over 45 years.
He has contributed to nearly 100 feature films either as screenwriter or director He becoming one of the most prolific film-makers in the country As of 2013, Balachander has won nine National Film Awards and multiple Filmfare Awards. He was honoured with the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian award in 1987 And is a recipient of the ANR National Award and Dadasaheb Phalke Award,India’s highest award in cinema. K. Balachander is revered as one of the best directors India has ever produced Balachander owns a production house named Kavithalaya Productions which has been producing films since 1981. Apart from Tamil, He has made films in other languages such as Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. He has also made a few film appearances and has directed a few TV serials as well