Veteran director K. Balachander's son Bala Kailasam was died on Friday in Chennai. He had been ailing with health-related issues and breathed his last in a private hospital in Chennai. The exact reasons for his ill health are yet to be made public. Bala Kailsam was an entrepreneur.
Film fraternity, both Tamil and Telugu, has sent out condolences to the bereaved family. Balachander is renowned director and producer. He has introduced stars like Kamal Haasan, Rajnikanth to film industry. It's heartrending to see 84-year-old filmmaker bereaved. Balachander has another son Prasanna, and a daughter Pushpa Kandaswamy. While daughter Pushpa heads their production house Kavithalaya Productions, another son Prasanna is a Chartered Accountant, managing director and CEO of a leading investment bank in India.