K. Balachander filmography

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This following is the list of films to which K. Balachander has contributed. He has written and directed nearly 80 films and has worked in more than 100 films either as director or writer in multiple languages – Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Hindi and Kannada.

Films[edit]

Year Film Language Director Writer Actor Notes
1964 Dheiva Thaai Tamil Red XN Green tickY Red XN
Server Sundaram Tamil Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1965 Oonche Log Hindi Red XN Green tickY Red XN
Poojaikku Vandha Malar Tamil Red XN Green tickY Red XN
Neerkumizhi Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Directorial debut
Neela Vanam Tamil Red XN Green tickY Red XN
Naanal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1966 Major Chandrakanth Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1967 Bama Vijayam Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Anubavi Raja Anubavi Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1968 Ethir Neechal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Dialogue Writer
Thamarai Nenjam Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Dialogue Writer
Bhale Kodalu Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Sukha Dukhalu Telugu Red XN Green tickY Red XN
Teen Bahuraniyan Hindi Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1969 Poova Thalaiya Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Sattekalapu Satteya Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Iru Kodugal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
Chiranjeevi Telugu Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1970 Patham Pasali Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Ethiroli Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Navagraham Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Kaaviya Thalaivi Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Sambarala Rambabu Telugu Red XN Green tickY Red XN
Bheekara Nimishangal Malayalam Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1971 Naangu Suvargal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Nootrukku Nooru Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Bomma Borusa Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Moogabrama Telugu Red XN Green tickY Red XN
Punnagai Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Lakhon Mein Ek Hindi Red XN Green tickY Red XN
Main Sunder Hoon Hindi Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1972 Kanna Nalama Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Velli Vizha Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Haar Jeet Hindi Red XN Green tickY Red XN
Aaradimanninte Janmi Malayalam Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1973 Arangetram Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Sollathaan Ninaikkiren Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1974 Aval Oru Thodar Kathai Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director
Naan Avanillai Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Jeevitha Rangam Telugu Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1975 Apoorva Raagangal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director
1976 Manmadha Leelai Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Anthuleni Katha Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Moondru Mudichu Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Thoorpu Padamara Telugu Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1977 Avargal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Pattina Pravesam Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Aaina Hindi Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1978 Nizhal Nijamagiradhu Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Maro Charithra Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Director
Thappu Thalangal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Dialogue Writer
Thappida Thala Kannada Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Balapareekshanam Malayalam Red XN Green tickY Red XN
1979 Ninaithale Inikkum Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Andamaina Anubhavam Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Nool Veli Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Guppedu Manasu Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Idi Katha Kaadu Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Kazhagan Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1980 Varumayin Niram Sivappu Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Director
1981 Aakali Rajyam Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Adavaalu Meeku Joharulu Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Enga Ooru Kannagi Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Tholikodi Koosindi Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Nandi Award for Best Director
Thillu Mullu Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Thaneer Thaneer Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
National Film Award for Best Screenplay
Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director
Ek Duuje Ke Liye Hindi Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Story
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Director
47 Natkal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
47 Rojulu Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1982 Agni Sakshi Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1983 Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu Kannada Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Poikkal Kudhirai Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Zara Si Zindagi Hindi Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Kokilamma Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1984 Ek Nai Paheli Hindi Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Achamillai Achamillai Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil
Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director
Eradu Rekhegalu Kannada Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1985 Kalyana Agathigal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Sindhu Bhairavi Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Mugila Mallige Kannada Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1986 Sundara Swapnagalu Kannada Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
Punnagai Mannan Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1987 Manathil Uruthi Vendum Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1988 Rudraveena Telugu Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration
Unnal Mudiyum Thambi Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1989 Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director
Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Director
1990 Oru Veedu Iru Vasal Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues
1991 Azhagan Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1992 Vaaname Ellai Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director
Dilon Ka Rishta Hindi Green tickY Green tickY Red XN unreleased
1993 Jathi Malli Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1994 Duet Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN
1996 Kalki Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Special appearance as Movie director
2001 Paarthale Paravasam Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Red XN 100th film
2006 Poi Tamil Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Cameo appearance
2010 Rettaisuzhi Tamil Red XN Red XN Green tickY Lead role
2014 Ninaithathu Yaaro Tamil Red XN Red XN Green tickY Guest appearance as himself
2015 Uthama Villain Tamil Red XN Red XN Green tickY As Margadarshi

Television serials[edit]

  • Rayil Sneham (Doordarshan)
  • Jannal-1 (Sun TV/Raj TV)
  • Jannal-2 (Sun TV/Raj TV)
  • Kasalavu Nesam (Sun TV/Raj TV)
  • Kadhal Pagadai (Sun TV)
  • Premi (Sun TV/Raj TV)
  • Kai Alavu Manasu (Sun TV/ Raj TV/ Vasanth TV)
  • Sahana (Jaya TV)
  • Shanthi Nilayam (Jaya TV)
  • Anni (Jaya TV)
  • Engirrundho Vandhaal (Jaya TV)
  • Nilavai pidippom (Raj TV)
  • Kadhal ondru Vangivandhean (Sun TV)
  • Comedy Colony (Jaya TV)
  • Amudha Oru Aacharyakuri (Kalaignar tv)
  • Chhoti Si Asha (Hindi) (Sony Entertainment Television)

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