S. Balachander

S. Balachander

About S. Balachander

S. Balachander

S. Balachander

January 18, 1927 - April 13, 1990

Place of Birth    :   Mylapore, Madras Presidency, British India
Also Known As    :   Veena Balachander , Veena S Balachander , Sundaram Balachander

Sundaram Balachander (18 January 1927 – 13 April 1990) was an Indian veena player and filmmaker. He directed, produced, and also composed music for a few of his films. In 1954 he directed Andha Naal, a classic Tamil film noir thriller. Balachander was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1982.