One of Tamil Cinema’s prominent cinematographer turned director Balu Mahendra celebrates his 74th Birthday. Right from his “Moondram Pirai”, to the last film he directed with Dhanush “Adhu oru kana kalam” has cinema depicted in a never before seen way. He is one of the stars who revived Tamil Cinema with a sensitive flavor. He is the mentor for many present age directors like Vetrimaran, Sasikumar, Myssikin and many more.
What makes this wonderful human being special is the zest for film making. His first directional Kannada debut “Kokila” won the National award. Post that, there was no looking back, in “Moondram Pirai” Kamal’s perennial acting touched the souls of many, thanks to this director. He wields the megaphone in accordance with scripting and taking care of the camera work as well, which gives him the freedom to his innovation. He is currently directing a movie for Sasikumar.
Tamilwire.com wishes BM a wonderful birthday.