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Balu Mahendra

Balanathan "Balu" Mahendran (Tamil: பாலநாதன் மகேந்திரா)is an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter, and cinematographer widely regarded as part of the first in a wave of directors and screenwriters from the Chennai film industry who revitalised Tamil cinema. He initially developed an early interest in photography.

A cinematography graduate and a gold medalist from the FTII in Pune. He started his film career as a cameraman for the Malayalam film Nellu in 1974, which earned him the best cinematographer ...
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Celebs Mourn Death Balu Mahendra
Celebs Mourn The Death Of Balu Mahendra
Balu Mahendra passed away on Thursday (February 13) at a private hospital in Chennai after suffering a heart attack. He was 74 and survived by wife and a son. Many popular celebrities took to Twitter to express their condolences. Here, we ...
Balu Mahendra - Indian Cinema's Influential Filmmaker (Obituary)
Prolific filmmaker Balu Mahendra was a craftsman who narrated emotional dramas with minimum characters and effective visuals for over three decades, won five National Awards and influenced a whole generation of filmmakers with his work. "He had a knack of ...
Balu Mahendra Indian Cinema Influential Filmmaker Obituary
Sadma Girl Sridevi Mourns Balu Mahendra's Death
Sridevi Kapoor, who had worked with veteran Balu Mahendra in some of his films, has expressed her condolence over the death of the legendary film personality. She took to Twitter to express her grief. Balu Mahendra passed away earlier today ...
Sadma Girl Sridevi Mourns Balu Mahendra Death
Special Photos Balu Mahendra With Celebrities
Special Photos: Balu Mahendra With Celebrities
Renowned Tamil filmmaker Balu Mahendra died at the Vijaya Hospital here on Thursday. He was 74. "Following a heart attack, he was admitted to the hospital this morning. He was later shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where he passed ...
Legendary filmmaker Balu Mahendra Passes Away
Legendary filmmaker Balu Mahendra has passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Thursday (February 13).He was admitted to the hospital after he suffered a heart attack. His assistant has confirmed the news and has said that Balu Mahendra ...
Balu Mahendra Passes Away
Madhu Shalini All Out Avan Ivan 200411 Aid
Madhu Shalini goes all out for Avan Ivan
Madhu Shalini, who is yet to have a big hit to her credit in Tamil, is leaving no stone unturned to make her upcoming Tamil film a hit. The actress is going all out to make Avan Ivan special, by dubbing ...
Balu Mahendra launches Avan Ivan audio
The audio of Avan Ivan was launched at the Residency Towers, Chennai, last evening (April 18). Director-cinematographer Balu Mahendra released the audio of the film and presented to the guests, who shared the dais with him.Yuvan Shankar Raja has scored the ...
Balu Mahendra Launches Avan Ivan Audio 190411 Aid
Balu Mahendra A R Rahman
How Rahman won his 1st National award?
After 17 long years, Balu Mahendra, one of the veterans in the Tamil Film Industry has revealed that he was one of the reasons for the flying start of 'Oscar hero' Rahman's career in the early stages.At an audio launch on ...
Aval Peyar Tamilarasi Launch
Aval Peyar Tamilarasi launched!
Moser Baer's new movie Aval Peyar Tamilarasi has been launched in a simple function held at Hotel Green Park Chennai. The film directed by debutant Meera Kathiravan is said to be realistic and has Jai and a new lady in the ...
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