Veteran actor and producer K. Balaji of Sujathi Cine Combines breathed his last today afternoon at about 4:30PM in a private hospital in Chennai. A very well established and popular actor in the 60s, K.Balaji had performed a variety of roles from a hero to villain. Some of his memorable movies as an actor are Padithale Mattum Podhuma, Bale Pandiya, Billa (original). He was one of the pioneers in remaking blockbuster bollywood flicks in Tamil with Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth.
He had produced blockbuster hits with films like Billa, Needhi, Vaazhkai, Savaal, Viduthalai and Sattham to name a few. K.Balaji is also the father-in-law of Malayalam superstar Mohanlal. He was also the founder of Sujatha Recording Studio where sound recordings for most of the big budget movies of the 80s and 90s were done.
IndiaGlitz expresses its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.