This Article is From Dec 24, 2014

AR Rahman: K Balachander's Creations Inspired Three Generations

AR Rahman: K Balachander's Creations Inspired Three Generations

AR Rahman made his debut as a music director in Roja, produced under Mr Balachander's home banner

Mumbai:

Oscar-winning music director AR Rahman says the late legendary Tamil film director K Balachander inspired generations of creative people.

Mr Balachander, 84, died at a private hospital here on Tuesday following prolonged illness and age-related ailments.

AR Rahman made his debut as music director in the film Roja, produced by Mr Balachander's home banner in 1992.

Mr Rahman wrote on Twitter
 


Mr Balachander was also instrumental in introducing talents like Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth to the film industry.