Veteran director and actor Balu Anand passed away in Coimbatore this morning due to cardiac arrest. He made films such as Anna Nagar Mudhal Theru and Naaney Naaney Mandhiri, besides acting in comedy and character roles in many movies.
His other directorial ventures include Rasigan Oru Rasigai, Unakaga Piranthen, Pottuvecha Neram, Rajathi Raja Raja Marthanda Kathavaraya Krishna Kamaraj, Sindubad.
Actor-director Balu Anand passes away
His movie with Power Star Dr Srinivasan, titled Ananda Thollai, is yet to hit the screens. He is survived by wife and children. For the past years, he was staying in Coimbatore with his family, it is learnt.
On hearing the news, many prominent personalities have expressed shock and they have condoled the death of Balu Anand. Before venturing into direction, he assisted director R Sundararajan in around 28 movies, it is said.