Best Social Message Movies of K.Balachandar
First Movie by K Balachander’s as a writer. Some of the story-line and hints was taken from the first James bond movie Dr. No.
Actor: Gemini Ganesan
An award owned film by Balachander. This movie was also awarded with National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil. Later it remarked by k.Balachander in Kannada as ‘Eradu Rekhegalu’ with other directors.
Aval Oru Thodharkathai
This film became one of Balachander’s as well as Sujatha’s best films. It ran nearly 25 weeks and later dubbed in five other Indian languages. Many directors like Mani Ratnam, K Bhagyaraj and K S Ravikumar named Aval Oru Thodar Kathai as one of their favorite films. It won the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director.
Actor: Kamal Hassan, Rajinikanth
‘Apoorva Raagangal’ is an Indian Tamil social film. It owned three National Film Awards and three Filmfare Awards South. It was dubbed into Telugu as Mondi Gatam. It is also remade into Telugu as Thoorpu Padamara. The movie also won the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director.
Varumaiyin Niram Sivappu
Actor: Kamal Hassan
The film was also remade by Balachander in Hindi as ‘Zara Si Zindagi’ with Kamal Haasan in 1983. It won the Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director and Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Director.
This film was fully based on social message which says about the common problem of water scarcity and political corruption. The film had been highly considered as a “classic” which won two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards South and National Film Award for Best Screenplay.
‘Achamillai Achamillai’ is an Indian Tamil language. It deserved the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil and Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Director.