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Bala Birthday Special: Here’s Looking at the Best Movies of This National Award-Winning Director of Tamil Cinema!

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Director Bala is one of the most prolific filmmakers in the Tamil film industry. Widely known for revolutionizing Tamil Cinema, Bala has given some of the most iconic movies ever since he made his directorial debut. His films are realistic and has a different approach towards every genre. This National Award-winning director has turned a year older on July 11. He has directed only a handful of films, but each and every movie helmed by him gave out a strong message. Kamal Haasan Remembers Iconic Filmmaker K Balachander On His 90th Birth Anniversary (Watch Video).

Several films helmed by Bala has won National Awards, International Festival Awards, State Awards and many other accolades. From working as an production assistant and then becoming assistant director and then making his directorial debut in 1999, Bala’s journey in the world of cinema has been incredible. On the occasion of Bala’s 54th birthday, let’s take a look at some of his best movies. From Kamal Haasan’s Nayakan to Dulquer Salmaan’s OK Kanmani, 6 Times Bollywood Looked to Mani Ratnam’s Amazing Films for Inspiration!

Sethu – Bala had made his directorial debut with the film Sethu, starring Chiyaan Vikram and Abitha in the lead. This was a breakthrough film for the lead actor. This film had won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. Sethu was remade in several other languages and that included in Hindi as Tere Naam, in Kannada as Huchcha and in Telugu as Seshu.

Pithamagan – The 2003 released film Pithamagan starring Chiyaan Vikram, Saravanan and Laila in the lead, was another critically acclaimed and commercially successful film. Vikram, who had portrayed the character Chitahan, had won the National Film Award for Best Actor.

Naan Kadavul – This movie is based on a Tamil novel Yezhaam Ulagam by Jeyamohan. The author had written the dialogues of this 2009 released film that featured Arya and Pooja in the lead. Bala, who once again delivered a hard-hitting subject, won National Film Award for Best Direction.

Paradesi – Atharvaa, Vedhika and Dhansika starrer was based on novel Eriyum Panikadu. This period drama written and directed by Bala was an average success at the box office. But it definitely won praises from critics for its brilliant narrative.

Tharai Thappattai – Sasikumar and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar’s musical art film was another hit project given by him. The film’s music was composed by maestro Ilaiyaraaja for which he won National Film Award for Best Background Score.

Bala’s last directorial project titled Naachiyaar had released two years ago, in 2018. Well, fans are waiting to know when he will return and give another impressive film. Here’s wishing the brilliant filmmaker of Tamil Cinema a very happy birthday and a great year ahead!

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 11, 2020 08:20 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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Krack Day 5 Box Office Collection

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Krack performed well on its first 4 days at the box office and earned ₹ 18.35 Cr India net. Here is Krack 5th day box office collection and Occupancy.Krack may earn 2.00 Cr on its fifth day.Krack 5 Days Box Office CollectionDayIndia Net CollectionDay 1 [1st Saturday]₹ 0.95 CrDay 2 [1st Sunday]₹ 9.00 CrDay 3 [1st Monday]₹ 4.50 CrDay 4 [1st Tuesday]₹ 3.90 CrDay 5 [1st Wesdnesday]₹ 2.00 Cr * may earnTotal₹ 20.35 Cr
5 Days India Net Collection ₹ – Cr5 Days Worldwide Collection ₹ – Cr5 Days Overseas Collection ₹ – Cr5 Days India Gross Collection ₹ – Cr5 Days Worldwide Share ₹ – CrKrack AP/TG area wise share collectionDayNizamCededGunturKrishnaNelloreWestEastUADay TotalDay 1 [1st Saturday]₹ 0.25 Cr₹ 0.05 Cr₹ 0.05 Cr₹ 0.06 Cr₹ 0.04 Cr₹ 0.05 Cr₹ 0.03 Cr₹ 0.07 Cr₹ 0.60 CrDay 2 [1st Sunday]₹ 2.05 Cr₹ 0.95 Cr₹ 0.60 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 0.23 Cr₹ 0.52 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 0.75 Cr₹ 5.90 CrDay 3 [1st Monday]₹ 1.00 Cr₹ 0.60 Cr₹ 0.25 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 0.15 Cr₹ 0.17 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 0.35 Cr₹ 3.02 CrDay 4 [1st Tuesday]₹ 1.00 Cr₹ 0.55 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 0.15 Cr₹ 0.15 Cr₹ 0.15 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 2.70 CrTotal AP/TG Share₹ 4.30 Cr₹ 2.15 Cr₹ 1.10 Cr₹ 0.81 Cr₹ 0.57 Cr₹ 0.89 Cr₹ 0.93 Cr₹ 1.47 Cr₹ 12.22 Cr

Krack had an overall 44.88% Telugu Occupancy on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.Krack Day 5 Telugu Occupancy in Theaters
Morning Shows: 31.61%Afternoon Shows: 58.15%Evening Shows: -%Night Shows: -%Note: For mobile, Rotate the screen for the best view. Krack Day 5 Telugu Occupancy in main regionsRegionOverallMorningAfternoonEveningNightShowsBengaluru17.50%15%20%%%100Hyderabad40.00%25%55%%%250Chennai25.00%%25%%%4Vijayawada45.00%25%65%%%70Warangal82.50%70%95%%%16Guntur82.00%65%99%%%20Vizag-Visakhapatnam80.00%65%95%%%70Nizamabad72.50%60%85%%%10
This film is directed by Gopichand Malineni and produced by Saraswathi Films Division. Krack stars Ravi Teja, Shruthi Haasan, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, and Samuthirakani in key roles. For more and the latest news about Tollywood Box Office Collection, Stay tuned to us.
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