The Best Movies Directed by Balu Mahendra  

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List of all movies directed by Balu Mahendra ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Balu Mahendra are listed here and include movie posters and Balu Mahendra movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Balu Mahendra as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Balu Mahendra movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Balu Mahendra film is can be factored into this list.

From Balu Mahendra's studio films to Balu Mahendra's independent films, this Balu Mahendra filmography keeps tabs on all Balu Mahendra movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Movies on this list include Un Kannil Neer Vazhindal and Moondram Pirai.

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All Balu Mahendra director credits are included. This list of every movie that Balu Mahendra has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Balu Mahendra movie is and which actors starred in the Balu Mahendra film.

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Kamal Haasan and Dhanush both worked on a Balu Mahendra directed movie, as have many other great actors.

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Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Silk Smitha
Moondram Pirai is a 1982 Indian Tamil drama film written, directed and filmed by Balu Mahendra. The film features Kamal Haasan and Sridevi in the lead roles, while Silk Smitha, Poornam ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Ramesh Aravind, Kovai Sarala
Sathi Leelavathi is a 1995 Tamil comedy film co-written and directed by Balu Mahendra. The film was produced by Kamal Haasan, with story by Ananthu and dialogues by Crazy Mohan with Ilaiyaraja ...more
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Revathi, Rohini, Arvind Swamy
Marupadiyum is a 1993 Indian Tamil-language film directed by Balu Mahendra starring Nizhalgal Ravi, Revathi, Rohini and Arvind Swamy. The movie is a remake of Mahesh Bhatt's 1982 Hindi movie ...more
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Archana, Bhanu Chander
Veedu is a 1988 Tamil drama film written and directed by Balu Mahendra, starring Archana, which depicts the difficulties of a middle-class family in building a house. Mahendra, besides ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Srividya, Nagesh
Nammavar is a 1994 Tamil language film K. S. Sethumadhavan and starring Kamal Haasan and Gouthami in lead roles. Kamal Hassan plays a revolutionary history lecturer of a college. The movie is ...more
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Shobha, Pratap K. Pothen, Bhanu Chander
Moodu Pani is a 1980 Indian Tamil psychological thriller film directed by Balu Mahendra and produced by Raja Cine Arts. The film stars Shobha and Prathap Pothan in the lead roles, while N. ...more
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Radhika Sarathkumar, Thengai Srinivasan, Mohan
Rettai Vaal Kuruvi is a 1987 Indian Tamil language film starring Mohan, Raadhika Sarathkumar and Archana. This film was loosely based on the 1984 Hollywood film Micki and Maude.
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Rajinikanth, Madhavi, Y. G. Mahendra
Un Kannil Neer Vazhindal is a 1985 Tamil film is directed by Balu Mahendra. It stars Rajinikanth and Madhavi in the lead with Y. Gee. Mahendra in a prominent role. Rajinikanth plays the role of ...more
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Sandhya Raagam is a 1989 Tamil film produced, written and directed by Balu Mahendra. It stars Chokkalinga Bagavathar, Oviyar Veera Santhanam and Archana in prominent roles. Shot in ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Roja Ramani, Shobha
Kokila is a 1977 Kannada-language film starring Kamal Haasan, Shoba playing the titular character along with Roja Ramani and Mohan in other prominent roles. The film marked the directional debut ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Shobha, Pratap K. Pothen
Azhiyadha Kolangal is 1979 film directed by Balu Mahendra.
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Manorama, Vineeth, Sonali Kulkarni
May Madham is a 1994 Tamil romance film based on the Hollywood romantic film Roman Holiday, directed by Venus Balu and music by A. R. Rahman. The film features Vineeth and Sonali Kulkarni in the ...more
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Vanna Vanna Pookkal is a 1992 Indian Tamil film, directed by Balu Mahendra, starring Prashanth, Mounika and Vinodhini in lead roles. The film, produced by S. Thanu, had musical score by ...more
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Delhi Ganesh, Charle, Sivakumar
Raman Abdullah is a 1997 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by Balu Mahendra, starring Sivakumar, Karan, Vignesh, Eshwari Rao, Rudra, Prithviraj, Charle, Amarasigamani and Delhi
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Mammootty, Shobana, Thilakan
Yathra is a 1985 Malayalam film directed by Balu Mahendra, and starring Mammootty and Shobana. It is a remake of the 1982 Telugu film Nireekshana, directed by Balu Mahendra himself, and starring ...more
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Dhanush, Priyamani, Karunas
Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam is a 2005 Tamil drama film written and directed by Balu Mahendra. The film featured Dhanush and Priyamani in lead roles, while Karunas and Delhi Ganesh played supporting ...more
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Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Gulshan Grover
Sadma is a 1983 Indian film directed by Balu Mahendra which stars Kamal Hassan and Sridevi in the lead with music composed by Ilayaraaja. The picture tells the story of Nehalata, a young woman ...more
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Jagathy Sreekumar, Amol Palekar, Adoor Bhasi
Olangal is a 1982 Indian film in Malayalam directed by Balu Mahendra. The film's plot is inspired from novel Man, Woman and Child by Erich Segal.
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Allu Rama Lingaiah, Archana, Bhanu Chander
Nireekshana is a Telugu drama film directed by Balu Mahendra starring Bhanu Chander and Archana. The music was composed by Maestro Ilayaraja. This movie was released in the year 1982 and ...more
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Jayaram, Ramya Krishnan, Saritha
Julie Ganapathi is a 2003 South Indian motion picture. It is a remake of the 1990 American horror film Misery, itself an adaptation of the Stephen King novel.
Moodal Manju is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Balu Mahendra
Moodal Manju Prem Nazir, Adoor Bhasi
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Revathi, Ramesh Aravind, Heera Rajagopal
Aur Ek Prem Kahani is a 1996 Hindi-language Indian feature film directed by famed Cinematographer, Balu Mahendra. The film became the debut of several Southern stars, Ramesh Aravind, Sudhir ...more