January 1, 1964 (age 51) (
Dindigul, Tamil nadu, India
Vijay Award for Best Story, Screenplay Writer
Vazhakku Enn 18/9, Kaadhal, Kalloori, Samurai, Ra Ra Rajasekhar
Joshua Sridhar, Urmila Mahanta, Mithun Murali, N Lingusamy, Sri
Music director santhosh narayanan explains the controversial speech of balaji sakthivel
Balaji Sakthivel is a prominent Tamil film director, best known for directing the 2004 film, Kaadhal.
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Balaji Sakthivel began as an assistant director of popular director S. Shankar. In 2002, he directed his first film, Samurai for Vikram – however despite receiving positive reviews, did not make it big at the box-office. After a two-year break, he released Kaadhal under the S Pictures banner, the production house of Shankar. The film starring relatively new actors, Bharath and Sandhya made it big at the box-office and earned the stars and the director instant recognition. His Vazhakku Enn 18/9 won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil.
Balaji Sakthivel is married to Kalanidhi, who works as a Head of the Department in Guru Nanak Arts and Science College in Chennai. They have 2 children, a daughter (Dhanya) born in 2000 and a son born in 2007. Their native is Dindugal. They were residing in Virugambakkam, Chennai. But have recently moved to a nearby neighborhood Ramapuram, Chennai.