List Of All R. Balki Movies
R. Balki, born on April 16, 1964, is a prominent Indian filmmaker, screenwriter, and former Group Chairman of the advertising agency Lowe Lintas (India). His notable directorial ventures include "Cheeni Kum" (2007), "Paa" (2009), "Pad Man" (2018), and "Chup: Revenge of The Artist" (2022). Balki's journey in the film industry began with Mudra at the age of 23. Despite his initial interest in filmmaking, he joined the Masters in Computer Application course at Guindy College of Engineering due to an unfavorable experience during an interview with the Chennai Film Institute.
Balki's entry into the advertising world marked a turning point in his career. His innovative ideas have contributed to memorable advertising campaigns, including "Daag Achche Hain" for Surf Excel, "Jaago re" ads for Tata Tea, and the popular "What an idea sirji" campaign for Idea Cellular. Balki's impact in the advertising industry is evident through his creative contributions to brands like Havells, Tanishq, ICICI Prudential, Saint-Gobain glass, Britannia, and more.
In the realm of filmmaking, Balki has consistently delivered unique and engaging narratives. His directorial debut, "Cheeni Kum," starring Amitabh Bachchan and Tabu, received positive reviews. Subsequent films like "Paa," "Shamitabh," "Ki and Ka," and "Pad Man" showcased his storytelling prowess. Balki's collaborations with acclaimed cinematographer P. C. Sreeram have become a hallmark of his filmmaking style.
Apart from his directorial ventures, Balki has ventured into production and played a significant role in projects like "Mission Mangal" (2019), where he also served as the creative director. His latest directorial endeavor, "Chup: Revenge Of The Artist," released in September 2022, is a thriller starring Sunny Deol, Dulquer Salmaan, and Shreya Dhanwanthary, revolving around a serial killer targeting film critics. Balki's admiration for Ilaiyaraaja's music stands out, citing it as his biggest inspiration and the force that sparked his initial interest in cinema.
R. Balki All Movies List
|2016||Ki & Ka||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2022||Chup: Revenge of The Artist||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2023||Lust Stories 2||Yes||No||Yes|