Noted cinematographer and director of Tamil Cinema, Balu Mahendra breathed his last on 13th February, 2014 at around 11am. He was 74. Balu Mahendra directed super hit Tamil films such as Kokila, Moondram Pirai, Sathi Leelavathi etc.
Meanwhile, Balu Mahendra also directed a Telugu film 'Nireekshana' while he had done cinematography for 'Manavoori Pandavulu'. He won the Nandi Awards for best cinematography for both the films. Cinejosh pays its deepest condolences to the members of the family of Balu Mahendra.