Legendary Filmmaker K. Balachander Shifted to ICU
Veteran filmmaker K. Balachander was admitted to Cauvery hospital on Monday where he is undergoing treatment for urinary infection. He has been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Director of medical services, Cauvery hospital, said in a statement, “Veteran film director K. Balachander has developed urinary tract infection and has been admitted to the ICU for further treatment. He is critical but his general condition is stable. He is being ably managed by a team of doctors”.
Tuesday Kamal Haasan wished Balachander a speedy recovery. The actor said that he wants to show him Tamil film ‘Uttama Villain ’, which also features his guru, before it’s too late.
Rajinikanth also paid a visit to his mentor. Filmmaker Mani Ratnam, Mohan Raman and Khushbu also visited him in the hospital after learning about his health condition.
Legendary filmmaker who is known for introducing stars such as Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Saritha and Prakash Raj, has made over 150 films. ‘Apoorva Raagangal’, ‘Aval Ora Thodar Kathai’, ‘Varumayin Niram Sigappu’, ‘Avargal’’ and “47 Natkal are few.