Remembering K Balachander: Director Vasanth talks about his master, mentor, and father

“‘Achamillai Achamillai was the first film in which I properly assisted KB sir, even though he had known me before. Naa romba thittu vaangina padam (laughs). I remember joining the shooting at Courtallam a bit late, and we were shooting ‘Odukira Thanniyile’ song. I thought we would be shooting near the falls, but KB sir just looked up and asked, “How will it be if we placed the camera there?” pointing to the start of the fall. Our 90-man crew trekked up the waterfall to shoot for that song, crawling on all fours to reach there. His passion for cinema was so intense.”

Read the entire piece here:

https://www.cinemaexpress.com/stories/columns/2020/jul/10/remembering-k-balachander-director-vasanth-talks-about-his-master-mentor-and-father-19329.html

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