February 13, 2013 is certainly a day that has left Tamil film industry in a grief stricken mode The sudden demise of Balu Mahendra, a legendary filmmaker and a inspiration for many of today's faces of Tamil Cinema has shocked everyone in the k-wood and that is evident in the social networking sites. Condolence messages are pouring in twitter. Some memories and sorrow shared by a few prominent celebrities are given in this space.
Ravi.K.Chandran- I hv grown up watching his films, learning cinematography , interacting with him .It is a great loss for our cinematography fraternity
Khushbusundar-Saddened at d news of demise of Legendary #BaluMahendra sir..he has gvn such memorable movies..heroines wr presented like dream in his DOP
STR- RIP legend Balu mahendra sir :( my condolence to his family ....)
Dhanush- Sir (the actor has posted a picture taken with the deceased director during the shoot of the film Adhu oru Kanakaalam)
D.IMMAN - RIP Balu Mahendra Sir
Radhika Sarathkumar- RIP Balu Mahendran sir. A loss to the industry
Dhayanidhi Alagiri - RIP Balu Mahendra sir !!! big loss to tamil cinema... have always admired his speeches on tamil cinema !
Siddarth - An inspiration, teacher from a distance, everlast
ing hero for most of us...The great Balu Mahendra sir has left us. Massive loss! Prayers.
Shruti haasan- What a loss to cinema - may you rest in peace balu mahendra sir ur wonderful words and advice will always stay with me - fly with angels
G.V.Prakash Kumar- RIP balu mahendra sir ... One of the greatest teacher of indian cinema ...
UTV Dhananjayan - Shocked & very sad to know the most admired guru Balu Mahendra sir is no more. He is a guru to many in Tamil cinema & we will all miss him.
Chinmayi- RIP Balu Mahendra sir
Madhur Bhandarkar- Sad to hear the Demise of Master of Innovative Camera Style ,Natural Lighting, maker of my favourite hindi film SADMA. Balu Mahendra, RIP
Amala Paul- RIP Balu Mahendra sir
A.R.Rahman -Dear Balu Mahendra Sir Thank you for being an inspiring visual poet, for directing such life changing Tamil movies. You have certainly been an inspiring stepping stone of creativity for many others who came later... May God bless your soul!
Prakash Raj - Dear balumahendra sir. Thank you for enriching us with lovely movies.We Will always cherish your moments of creation. Thank you chief. RIP
Venkat Prabhu - RIP the legend!
Priya Mani: Deeply saddened and shocked by hearing the news of the demise of Balu Mahendra sir...a big loss for the industry...will miss u sir..RIP