Balu Anand (1954 – 3 June 2016) was an Indian actor and director who worked in Tamil-language films (Kollywood). He appeared in over 100 films as an actor and directed several films, such as Naane Raja Naane Mandhiri, Annanagar Mudhal Theru and Unakkaga Piranthen.
|Died||3 June 2016|
Anand is known as the director of successful films Naane Raja Naane Mandhiri starring Vijayakanth and the Sathyaraj, Radha, Ambika starrer Annanagar Mudhal Theru, a remake of Malayalam film Gandhinagar 2nd Street.
In the early 2000s, Anand attempted to make a comeback through two films as a director, Paapoo...Paapoo and Low Class Loganathan, but neither film was theatrically released. His last directorial venture Anandha Thollai starring Powerstar Srinivasan is still unreleased.
|1985||Naane Raja Naane Mandhiri||Tamil||Vijayakanth, Raadhika, Jeevitha, Goundamani|
|1986||Rasigan Oru Rasigai||Tamil||Sathyaraj, Ambika, Jaishankar|
|1986||Endravathu Oru Naal||Tamil||Naresh Kumar, Madhuri|
|1988||Annanagar Mudhal Theru||Tamil||Sathyaraj, Radha, Ambika, Raghuvaran|
|1992||Unakkaga Piranthen||Tamil||Prashanth, Mohini, Sangeetha, Janagaraj|
|1993||Rajadhi Raja Raja Kulothunga Raja Marthanda Raja Gambeera Kathavaraya Krishna Kamarajan||Tamil||Mansoor Ali Khan, Nandhini, Napoleon, Srihari|
|1995||Sindhu Bath||Tamil||Mansoor Ali Khan, Kasthuri, Sanghavi|
|2013||Sandhithathum Sindithathum||Tamil||Sathya, Huda Shah, Mithra Kurian, Nizhalgal Ravi, Ganja Karuppu|
|2015||Athiradi||Tamil||Mansoor Ali Khan|
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