A Legend Ends

A Legend Ends

News 13-Feb-2014 12:07 PM IST Top 10 Cinema Comments

Yesteryear director Balumahendra (74) passed away today in a private hospital at Chennai. Apparently, the director fell sick severely in the morning and was rushed to the hospital. But nothing helped and Balumahendra breathed his last since the treatment provided was unsuccessful.

Balumahendra kick started his career in the year 1979 with the film 'Azhiyatha Kolangal'. His film 'Moondram Pirai' that had Kamal Haasan and Sridevi playing the lead was one of the finest films in Indian Film history and the film also fetched Kamal a National Award.

The director is also known for directing great films such as 'Neengal Kettavai', 'Rettai Vaal Kuruvi', 'Sathi Leelavathi' and 'Julie Ganapathi'. He has also directed films in Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada as well…. He made his last film ‘Thalai Muraigal’ that was a decent hit in this box office. He was active all throughout his career and breathed his complete life into cinema.

We as the members of Top 10 Cinema express our condolence to the entire family grieving his demise.

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