Balaji Sakthivel

Date of Birth: January 01, 1964
Occupation:
Director
Balaji Sakthivel
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Balaji Sakthivel began as an assistant director under 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.
Personal life

Balaji Sakthivel is married to Kalanidhi, who works as a Head of the Department in a Private 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.