Kailasam Balachander was an Indian producer, director, and screenwriter. He was known for his distinct film-making style; the films he scripted and directed analyzed unusual or complicated interpersonal relationships and social themes. He has made a notable contribution to the Tamil film industry and is credited with introducing many actors into Tamil cinema like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Prakashraj, Vivek and many others. Here is a list of Tamil movies directed by K Balachander:
Balachander received the Padma Shri award in 1987 from the Indian Government in recognition to his contribution to the arts. He was also conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to Indian cinema.
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