As a mark of respect to the deceased director Balu Mahendra, no shooting of any Tamil movie will be held today. An official announcement from The Producer's council of Tamilnadu has confirmed the same.
Veteran Film-maker Balu Mahendra who was also a renowned Cinematographer cum Editor passed away last morning in a private hospital in Chennai. His mortal remains has been kept in Cinema Pattarai, the acting school that was run by the master craftsman. The cremation has been scheduled for today and the director's only son Shanky Mahendra has returned from America to take part in the last rituals.
Watch : Last Respects paid to Director Balumahendra