Balu Mahendra passes away

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 13, 2014 06:59 hrs
Balu Mahendra

Ace director and cinematographer Balu Mahendra(74) passed away today (Feb 13) morning. He was admitted to the Vijaya Hospital in Chennai after he suffered a stroke.

Balu Mahendra has been in the news recently for his critically acclaimed Thalaimuraigal. It is a film in which he acted in the pivotal role of a grand- father.

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The new generation directors in the industry like Bala, Ameer and Ram for whom he was a mentor has rushed to the hospital.

We at offer our deep condolences to one of the legends of Tamil cinema


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