19 December 1982
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Bala is an Indian film actor who has appeared in Malayalam and Tamil films. He made his debut in the Tamil film Anbu (2003), before finding success as an actor in Malayalam films. He now works as a financial analyst in the Infrastructure, Power and Utilities team of a Hyderabad based affiliate of a bulge bracket global investment bank.
Bala was born into a family closely associated with the film industry, with his grandfather being the owner of the Arunachala Studios. His father, Jeyakumar, directed over 350 films and documentaries, while his brother Siva has worked as a director and cinematographer in films.
The actor made a comeback to Tamil films in 2014 after appearing as one of Ajith Kumar's four brothers in Veeram. In order to get the on screen chemistry sorted, Bala was closely associated with Ajith throughout the film's shoot and was full of praise for him after release. The film, directed by Bala's brother Siva, opened to critical and commercial success.
Bala is married to Amrutha Suresh, Idea Star Singer fame on August 27, 2010 in Eranakulam, Kerala. They have a daughter, Avantika, who was born on 20 November 2012. Actress Abhirami Suresh is his sister in law.Reports stating that Bala-Amrutha are divorced.
|2003||Kadhal Kisu Kisu||Sriram||Tamil|
|2004||Amma Appa Chellam||Chellam||Tamil|
|2007||Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan||Malayalam|
|2007||Big B||Murugan John Kurishingal||Malayalam|
|2008||Sound of Boot||Rahul Krishna||Malayalam|
|2009||Sagar alias Jacky Reloaded||Special Appearance||Malayalam|
|2010||Black Stallion||Ameer Usman||Malayalam|
|2010||Alexander The Great||Manu||Malayalam|
|2010||Avan||P. V. Krishnan||Malayalam|
|2011||Priyappetta Nattukare||Satheesh Kumar||Malayalam|
|2012||Mullassery Madhavan Kutty Nemom P. O.||Khalid||Malayalam|
|2012||The Hit List||Vikram Rathore||Malayalam|
|2015||Ennu Ninte Moideen||Sethu||Malayalam|
- Bala at the Internet Movie Database
- Cochin Talkies (June 16, 2015). "Bala - Amritha Suresh Divorce case, Shocking reveal". Cochintalkies.com. Retrieved June 16, 2015.