K BALACHANDER -THE TRENDSETTER IN TAMIL CINEMA
K Balachander, who was fondly known as KB and Iyakkunar Sigaram, passed away today at Chennai. He was 84. Cinemalead.com pays a tearful homage to the ace director, with a slideshow on his memorable movies. The director was known for his socially relevant movies and movies that showcased women as powerful characters. He was neither deterred by criticism nor feared failures. Even before he realizes the result of his movie, he used to move on to his next project. That was the vigour and passion with which KB worked for his movies. Here’s a tribute to the legend who has worked with 101 movies as director and screen writer.