Superstar Rajinikanth is one of the many in the film fraternity, who is left shattered on the news of director K Balachander’s death. The director was instrumental in introducing him to the film industry and Rajini owes it all to the legend.

On hearing the news of K Balachander’s death, Rajini said that it feels like he has lost a part of himself. The star went on to add that the director was not only his guru, but was also like a father who took keen interest in his well-being. Rajinikanth’s wife Latha was seen weeping uncontrollably, while she paid homage to the departed soul, it may be mentioned here.