Balanathan Benjamin Mahendran
20 May 1939
Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
|Died||13 February 2014 (aged 74)|
|Cause of death||Cardiac arrest, Heart attack|
|Other names||Mahendra, Balu|
|Occupation||Film director, writer, producer, cinematographer, editor|
Shoba (1978-80; until her death)
Balanathan Benjamin "Balu" Mahendran (20 May 1939 – 13 February 2014) was an Indian filmmaker, screenwriter, editor and cinematographer. He was born and raised in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. He began his career in 1971, and made his break in 1977. He produced over twenty films in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil.
Mahendra died from a heart attack on 13 February 2014 in Chennai, India. He was 74.
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- ↑ "Veteran filmmaker Balu Mahendra passes away". The Hindu. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
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