Bala is one of the most breath taking director of our times. He changed Tamil cinema forever with his dark and gritty cinema. It is often said that an actor can learn a lot just by acting in a Bala film. He celebrates his birthday today. Let’s look at some facts about him.
1. He made his debut with the 1999 superhit Sethu. The film launched Vikram’s career in Kollywood.
2. His films have won 6 National Awards till date.
3. His films are influenced by Balu Mahendra school of filmmaking.
4. His films have won 13 state Awards till date.
5. Many distributors refused to screen Sethu because of it’s tragic ending. But the film eventually saw a low profile release.
6. His films are widely known for their tragic and sad endings.
7. His films have 15 filmfare awards.
8. He is married to Muthumalar.
9. He films have also won 14 international awards.
10. He has also produced films.