The Best Movies Directed by K. Balachander

List of all movies directed by K. Balachander ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by K. Balachander are listed here and include movie posters and K. Balachander movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by K. Balachander as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest K. Balachander 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 K. Balachander film is can be factored into this list.

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

You can rank all of these movies, from Unnal Mudiyum Thambi to Thillu Mullu.

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If you're wanting to get into K. Balachander films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent K. Balachander works.

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

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K. Balachander has been fortunate enough to work with talented actors, including Kamal Haasan and Hema Malini.

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  • Avargal
    1
    Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Sujatha Rangarajan
    76 votes
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: K. Balachander
    Avargal is a 1977 Tamil film made by K. Balachander starring Sujatha, Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth. The film had a reputation of being one of most sensitive movies on women’s lib. A triangular love ...more
  • Nizhal Nijamagiradhu
    2
    Kamal Haasan, Shobha, Sarath Babu
    54 votes
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: K. Balachander
    Nizhal Nijamagiradhu is a 1978 Tamil Indian feature film directed by K. Balachander, starring Kamal Haasan, Sarath Babu, Sumithra and Sobha in lead roles. It was a remake of Malayalam film Adimakal ...more
  • Bama Vijayam
    3
    Nagesh, T. S. Balaiah, Kanchana
    70 votes
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: K. Balachander
    Bama Vijayam is a 1967 Tamil film directed by K. Balachander. It is a family story narrated as a full-length comedy. The film features an ensemble cast including Rajasree, T. S. Balaiah, Nagesh, ...more
  • Ethir Neechal
    4
    Nagesh, Manorama, Lakshmi
    85 votes
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: K. Balachander
    Ethir Neechal is a 1968 Tamil language drama film directed by K. Balachander starring Nagesh, Jayanthi, Sowcar Janaki, R. Muthuraman and Sreekanth. The film was remade in Hindi as Lakhon Mein Ek with ...more
  • Aval Oru Thodar Kathai
    5
    Kamal Haasan, Rajesh Khanna, Lalita Pawar
    90 votes
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: K. Balachander
    Aval Oru Thodharkadai is a 1974 Tamil film directed by K. Balachander. The story revolves around a working middle class woman, who sacrifices her life and desires to support her large family. The ...more
  • Moondru Mudichu
    6
    Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Sridevi
    65 votes
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: K. Balachander
    Moondru Mudichu is a 1976 Tamil film that was directed by K. Balachander. The movie stars Kamal Hassan, Rajinikanth and Sridevi in major roles. The movie revolves around three people, a college going ...more