Veteran director K.Balachander's son Kailasam, aged 54 passed away in Chennai yesterday at a private hospital after a prolonged illness.
He was leading Min Bimbangal – a Television production house and was instrumental in getting director Balachander into the small screen. His production house produced several of the acclaimed TV serials such as Sahana, Rekkai Kattiya Manasu etc.
Later, he was also part of Puthiya Thalaimurai TV Channel. Actors Kamal Hassan, Ex TN Deputy CM MK Stalin, Lyricist Vairamuthu, Mrs. Latha Rajinikanth and several other prominent personalities paid their final respects and consoled his father KB.