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M.V. Balan
එම්. වී. බාලන්
1941 - 2017
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M.V. Balan එම්. වී. බාලන්
Mahadevan Vellupillai Balakrishnan
  • Birthday : 1941 March 03
  • Died : 2017 January 14
  • NATIONAL AWARDS

     
    FILMOGRAPHY


    AS CAST MEMBER

    1Vanaliya
    Actor
    1958
    2Awishwasaya
    Actor
    1959
    3Purusha Rathnaya
    Actor
    1959
    4Sri 296
    Actor
    1959
    5Sihinaya
    Actor
    1959
    6Sandeshaya
    Actor
    1960
    7Kavata Andare
    Actor
    1960
    8Pirimiyek Nisa
    Actor
    1960
    9Suvinitha Lalani
    Actor
    1961
    10Ganthera
    Actor
    1961
    11Daruwa Kageda
    Actor
    1961
    12Daskon
    Actor
    1962
    13Sansare
    Actor
    1962
    14Suhada Divi Piduma
    Actor
    1962
    15Ranmuthu Duwa
    Actor
    1962
    16Vena Svargayak Kumatada
    Actor
    1963
    17Suhada Sohoyuro
    Actor
    1963
    18Deepasika
    Actor
    1963
    19Heta Pramada Vadi
    Actor
    1964
    20Kala Kala De Pala Pala De
    Actor
    1964
    21Dheevarayo
    Actor
    1964
    22Suba Sarana Sapa Sithe
    Actor
    1964
    23Samiya Birindage Deviyaya
    Actor
    1964
    24Sasaraka Hati
    Actor
    1964
    25Sithaka Mahima
    Actor
    1964
    26Handapana
    Actor
    1965
    27Yatagiya Dawasa
    Actor
    1965
    28Hathara Maha Nidhanaya
    Actor
    1965
    29Adarayai-Karunawai
    Actor
    1965
    30Hithata Hitha
    Actor
    1965
    31Allapu Gedara
    Actor
    1965
    32Satha Panaha
    Actor
    1965
    33Sweep Ticket
    Actor
    1965
    34Mahadena Muththa
    Actor
    1966
    35Athulveema Thahanam
    Actor
    1966
    36Kinkini Paada
    Actor
    1966
    37Sampatha
    Actor
    1966
    38Sudu Duwa
    Actor
    1966
    39Oba Dutu Da
    Actor
    1966
    40Ipadune Ai
    Actor
    1967
    41Okkoma Hari
    Actor
    1967
    42Sura Chauraya
    Actor
    1967
    43London Hamu
    Actor
    1968
    44Mathru Bhumi
    Actor
    1968
    45Amathikama
    Actor
    1968
    46Indunila
    Actor
    1968
    47Ataveni Pudumaya
    Actor
    1968
    48Oba Nethi Nam
    Actor
    1969
    49Penawa Neda
    Actor
    1970
    50Kalana Mithuro
    Actor
    1971
    51Suhada Pathuma
    Actor
    1973
    52Sinavai Inavai
    Actor
    1973
    53Hadawath Naththo
    Actor
    1974
    54Hitha Honda Minihek
    Actor
    1975
    55Kundala Keshi
    Actor
    1978
    56Deepanjali
    Actor
    1978
    57Gedara Budun Amma
    Actor
    1988
    58Angulimala
    Actor
    1988
    59Mamai Raja
    Actor
    1989
    60Obata Rahasak Kiyannam
    Actor
    1989
    61Shakthiya Obai Amme
    Actor
    1989
    62Yukthiyata Wada
    Actor
    1990
    63Jayashakthi
    Actor
    1990
    64Hondin Nathnam Narakin
    Actor
    1990
    65Raja Kello
    Actor
    1991
    66Cheriyo Doctor
    Actor
    1991
    67Surayan Athara Veeraya
    Actor
    1993
    68Come Or Go Chikago
    Actor
    1993
    69Nomiyena Minisun
    Actor
    1994
    70Nohadan Kumariye
    Actor
    1994
    71Eya Obata Barai
    Actor
    1998
    72Somy Boys
    Actor
    2002
    73Kauda Buwa
    Actor
    2005

    AS CREW MEMBER

    1Oba Nethi Nam
    Director / Producer
    1969
    2Manjal Kungumam [ Tamil ]
    Director
    1970
    3Hitha Honda Minihek
    Director
    1975
    4Mage Ran Putha
    Director
    1978
    5Rahasak Nathi Rahasak
    Director
    1982
    6Deviyane Sathya Surakinna
    Director
    1995
    7Hitha Honda Gahaniyak
    Director
    1996
    BIOGRAPHY

    ahadevan Vellupillai Balakrishnan (born 3 March 1941 – died 14 January 2017 as එම්. වී. බාලන්) [Sinhala]), popularly as M. V. Balan, was an actor in Sri Lankan cinema. Career spanned for more than four decades, Balan has worked as a film production manager, assistant director, choreographer and a filmmaker.

    Personal life
    Balan was born on 3 March 1941 (Sarasaviya recorded the birth date as 15 March 1940) in Ganepalla village, Yatiyanthota. Balan was married to a Sinhala woman Chandrawathi Hesarasinghe and the couple has two children.

    He died on 14 January 2017 at the age of 75. His remains are kept at the 8th floor of the Mount Lavinia housing scheme, Kalmdemulla Road, Golumudama Junction, Ratmalana until 3.00 pm. The funeral took place on 16 January 2017 at 4.00 pm at the Mount Lavinia General Cemetery.

    Career
    He joined Ceylon Studios as a technician in 1958 and was first involved as a lighting artist in the film Sihanaya.

    He made his acting debut in 1958 film Wanaliya with a minor role. Then he appeared in many dramatic and comedy roles including Wanaliya, Pirimiyek Nisa, Suvineetha Lalani, Ganthera, Sasaraka Hati and Cheriyo Captain. Balan worked as the choreographer in many popular films such as Sithaka Mahima, Ipadune Ai, London Hamu and Okkoma Hari. His acting in the film Nomiyena Minisun with Gamini Fonseka was a memorable feat in his career. His role as a servant was highly appreciated by critics.

    He has directed 11 films in Sinhala cinema started with Oba Nathinam in 1969. In 1975, Balan directed the film Hitha Honda Minihek starred by Gamini Fonseka. In 1978, he was the producer of film Mage Ran Putha.[7] He also directed popular films Rahasak Nathi Rahasak and Deviyani Sathya Surakinna. Apart from Sinhala films, Balan also directed several Sri Lankan Tamil films such as Manjal Kunkumam and Nirmala.
     
     
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