Bala… When the actors who worked with him hear his name, they immediately jump in joy and start to praise him. He is such an amazing director, who has the capability to bring out the talents within the actors. He made Vikram to put his full effort to get the National Award for his character in Pithamagan. Such a versatile director Bala started his career as the assistant of popular director cum cinematographer
. Being a student of Balu Mahendra, he gives importance to tiny feelings and expressions. That is the reason behind his success. His first venture is with Vikram in Sethu. Sethu was brought into the screens after so many hurdles. For the extraordinary effort taken by Bala and Vikram, the film made these two guys to sit in the top position in their respective fields. Surya got a good name through Nandha, which turned his career in a positive way from a chocolate boy to a super actor.
directed by Bala uplifted Arya and Pooja who have done different roles that were not done by anyone till now. That was the first film that yielded the National Award for the Best Director for him. Avan Ivan by Bala is also an extraordinary one, as Vishal took risk to acts with squinted eyes. This amazing director could do wonders by bringing out the genius in each one who is associated with him.