I shared close relationship with Balu Mahendra: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan has fond memories of his bonding with prolific filmmaker Balu Mahendra, who recently breathed his last in Chennai.

Balu Mahendra a stylish cinematographer

An ace cinematographer-cum filmmaker, Balu Mahendra is credited with introducing a new style of story narration through his camera by blending natural light with his character`s expressions.

Tamil cinema`s auteur Balu Mahendra dead

Balu Mahendra, known for inspiring the audience with his visually uplifting films for over three decades, passed away following a heart attack here Thursday.

Few cinematographers truly understand cinema: Balu Mahendra

Veteran Tamil cinematographer-turned-director Balu Mahendra feels that although the southern film industry has plenty of cinematographers, very few understand cinema fully.