K.Balachander is undoubtedly the greatest filmmakers of South India. His unique vision, brilliant portrayal of characters and the way he searches for talent is commendable. It is a known fact that many actors like Kamal Hassan, Rajnikanth, and Prakash Raj were identified and polished by Balachander in the yesteryear era.Recently, K.Balachander has been hospitalized because of age related ailments and has been undergoing treatment. As per sources, he has apparently expressed a unique wish to watch Utthama Villian film which has his favorite student Kamal Hassan in the lead. The most special aspect of Utthama Villian is that, veteran actor Kamal Hassan directed his guru Balachander for few scenes!
This small yet emotional wish itself is an example of the eternal bonding Balachander shares with Kamal Hassan!