Bala Singh

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Bala Singh
Born (1952-05-07) May 7, 1952 (age 65)[1]
Residence Vadapalani, Chennai, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1972–present

Bala Singh is an Indian actor who has appeared in Tamil language films. After making his debut in Nassar's Avatharam (1995), he has appeared as the antagonist in over a hundred films.[2]

Career[edit]

Bala Singh initially began his career featuring in stage plays and trained with the National School of Drama, before being handed his first film role in Nassar's Avatharam (1995).[3] He played the role of the chief antagonist, Baasi, an expelled troupe member and won critical acclaim for his performance in the film. He has since played supporting roles in films directed by Shankar, Mani Ratnam and Kamal Haasan, often playing the role of villain.

In 2009, he played a lead role of a grandfather in Vannathupoochi, in a film which explored the relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren.[4]

Notable filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1987 Jungle Boy Malayalam film
1995 Avatharam Baasi
1996 Indian
1997 Raasi
1998 Pudhumai Pithan
1998 Dhinamdhorum
1998 Simmarasi
2001 Dheena Malarvannan
2002 Kannathil Muthamittal Devanathan
2002 Nanba Nanba Edward
2003 Saamy
2003 Nala Damayanthi Chettiyar
2004 Virumaandi Rasukkaalai
2004 Dreams
2004 Madhurey
2004 Udhaya Ramji
2006 Naalai Kothandam
2006 Pudhupettai Anbu
2006 Rendu Rathnasamy
2007 Kireedam Maasilamani
2007 Thalai Ezhuthu
2008 Bheemaa
2008 Pirivom Santhippom
2008 Uliyin Osai
2009 Ananda Thandavam
2009 Kandhakottai
2009 Malayan
2009 Vannathupoochi
2009 Vettaikaaran Rajasekhar
2010 Madrasapattinam Duraisamy
2010 Porkodi Patham Vaguppu
2010 Virunthali
2011 Markandeyan Esakki
2011 Osthe
2011 Thambi Vettothi Sundaram Pakku Paramasivam
2012 Ambuli Dubashi
2012 Krishnaveni Panjaalai
2012 Ithanai Naalai Engirunthai unreleased
2013 Chennaiyil Oru Naal Councillor
2013 Jannal Oram Village President
2013 Vathikuchi
2013 Neelam Kuppathu Thalaivar unreleased
2013 Yamuna
2013 Gundello Godari Telugu film
2013 Maranthen Mannithen
2014 Tenaliraman[5]
2014 Angusam
2014 Jigarthanda Sandhanam
2014 Oru Oorla Rendu Raja
2014 Vizhi Moodi Yosithaal Bai
2015 49-O Dheenadhyalan
2015 Bhooloham
2016 Summave Aaduvom
2016 Virumandikkum Sivanandikkum
2016 Balle Vellaiyathevaa
2017 Enkitta Mothathe
2017 Attu
2017 Kurangu Bommai
2017 Valla Desam

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