Actor and director Balu Anand, aged 62, passed away last night (June 2nd) at his residence in Coimbatore, following a massive heart attack, said a source close to Balu.
The film-maker, who has featured in more than 100 Tamil films, died on the way to a nearby hospital, after complaining of chest pain, the source added.
He is survived by his wife, son and a daughter. His mortal remains have been kept for public and others to pay their last homage at his home in kalampalayam, Coimbatore. The funeral will take place around 3 PM today, according to a report.
A former assistant of actor-director R Sundarrajan, Balu Anand is responsible for fabricating some of the hit movies including Sathyaraj-starrer Annanagar Mudhal Theru and Vijayakanth's Naane Raja Naane Mandhiri.