This is the most shocking news in the tinsel town today. Veteran director and cinematographer Balu Mahendra passed away today at a private hospital in Chennai due to heart attack. He was earlier admitted at the hospital in a critical condition. Some of his best films include Veedu, Moondram Pirai, Sathi Leelavathi etc. It is worth mentioning that his last film ‘Thalaimuraigal’ released last year and won critical acclaim. He also played the lead role in the film.

Balu Mahendra has also been honoured with many national awards, regional awards and Filmfare awards. iFlickz offers heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and prays for his soul to rest in peace.