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Balaji Mohan is a Actor, Director, Story and VFX Production Coordinator Indian born on 25 may 1987 at Trichy (Inde)

Balaji Mohan

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Nationality Inde
Birth 25 may 1987 (32 years) at Trichy (Inde)

Balaji Mohan (born 25 May 1987) is an Indian film director. After discontinuing his engineering studies in order to pursue his passion and become a director, he enrolled at a film academy and attended courses and workshops, besides participating in short film contests. After shooting more than half-a-dozen short films, he directed his first full-length bilingual film romantic comedy Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi (Tamil) and Love Failure (Telugu) based on of his own short films.

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Robo Shankar
Robo Shankar
(3 films)
Kaali Venkat
Kaali Venkat
(3 films)
Sathyapriya
Sathyapriya
(2 films)
John Vijay
John Vijay
(2 films)
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Filmography of Balaji Mohan (5 films)

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Actor

Maari
Maari (2015)
, 2h18
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Action
Actors Dhanush, Kajal Agarwal, Vijay Yesudas, Robo Shankar, Kaali Venkat, Shanmugarajan
Roles Cameo
Rating61% 3.099923.099923.099923.099923.09992
The movie starts off with a Constable talking to the new subinspector Arjun about Maari, a local rowdy, who apparently rose to fame after killing a rival rowdy. Maari (Dhanush) happens to be an irritating guy, who along with his henchmen Sanikilamai (Robo Shankar) and Adithangi (Kalloori Vinoth), constantly pester the people in the locality and extort them. His main line of work is in training pigeons to perform in races and performance events. His boss is Velu, a bigger don who also is involved in the pigeon races as well as smuggling of sandalwood. Maari constantly has fights with "Bird" Ravi (Mime Gopi), another local rowdy who is also working under Velu. That is when Sridevi (Kajal Agarwal) enters, trying to open a boutique in Maari's locality. Maari forcefully becomes her partner in the business, which angers her after she loses some customers. So she helps Arjun in catching Maari by getting close to him, pretending to fall in love with him and incriminating him with an evidence of his confession of trying to kill the rival gang leader, but failing after which he was killed by someone else and the fame comes to Maari. Maari gets arrested and after he is released, he finds out that Velu also has been arrested, Arjun and Ravi are working together and has arrested some people in the area under the pretext of smuggling. Maari decides to take revenge on the duo. He first frees the local people from the extortion by Ravi's gang, when Sridevi also falls in love with him. Later he captures one of Arjun's smuggling vehicles and the driver and forces him to release Velu. When he takes revenge by burning the pigeon coop of Maari, he gets angry and beats up Ravi and Arjun, with the former agreeing to confess to everything. Angered, Arjun stabs Ravi but eventually gets arrested by the Revenue Department after his constable reveals all the secrets. Finally Sridevi approaches Maari to confess her love, which he rejects, returning to pester the local people and extort them for cash.
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Dulquer Salmaan, Nazriya Nazim, Madhoobala Shah, Pandiarajan, Abhishek Shankar, Arjunan
Roles Prime TV Anchor
Rating66% 3.3461653.3461653.3461653.3461653.346165
The story takes place in Panimalai, a hill city, during a spring season. The film begins with RJ Balaji, playing himself, coming to Panimalai to be a guest of a live radio show. In the middle of the show, he starts coughing severely and suddenly loses his voice. He is diagnosed with a new type of virus called the Mute flu, that causes sudden muteness and sometimes even death.
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Dulquer Salmaan, Nazriya Nazim, Madhoobala Shah, Abhishek Shankar, Pandiarajan, Maniyanpillai Raju
Roles Prime TV Anchor
Rating66% 3.3461653.3461653.3461653.3461653.346165
Nazriya's character, Anjana plays a doctor who thinks it is better not to talk; whereas Dulquer plays Arvind, a door-to-door salesman who loves talking. The story evolves in a place between Kerala and Tamil Nadu there a strange disease (dumb flu) occurs which cause people loose their speaking ability.
Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Romantic comedy
Actors Siddharth, Amala Paul, Suresh, Ravi Raghavendra, Surekha Vani, Sriranjini

Arun (Siddharth) and Parvathi (Amala Paul) give an interview about their love story. But they fight even before the interview gets over. Then the movie rewinds 5 months earlier. Arun meets Parvathi in a college canteen. Soon they become friends. Parvathi's mother, Saroja breaks up with her husband Akilan. Parvathi lives with her mother. As time progresses, they break up but the reason is not revealed. Arun's friend Vignesh tries to propose his junior Rashmi. But Rashmi addresses Vignesh as brother and she introduce her lover who is Vignesh's senior. Arun tries to recover from the break-up. Arun's friend calls him to a trip to Pondicherry to see his friend John.John's girlfriend Cathy starts friendly chat with Arun. Cathy wishes to help Arun and asks him why they broke up. Arun says that he doesn't have any reason and that is his problem. Since Cathy becomes friendly with Arun, Misunderstanding crops up between Cathy and John. Meanwhile Akilan approaches Prabhu for divorce. Prabhu who is Arun's father advice Akilan to reunite with Saroja after knowing that Akilan is Parvathi's Father. Akilan and Saroja unite in Parvathi's grandparents 80th marriage. Consequently, John realise that Arun and Cathy are just being friendly and he reunites with cathy. While Rashmi realise that her lover (vignesh's senior) is a playboy, she realises this and tells this to Vignesh and accepts his true love. At last, Parvathi and Arun reunite after a silly quarrel in the same canteen that they met earlier.

Director

Maari
Maari (2015)
, 2h18
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Action
Actors Dhanush, Kajal Agarwal, Vijay Yesudas, Robo Shankar, Kaali Venkat, Shanmugarajan
Rating61% 3.099923.099923.099923.099923.09992
The movie starts off with a Constable talking to the new subinspector Arjun about Maari, a local rowdy, who apparently rose to fame after killing a rival rowdy. Maari (Dhanush) happens to be an irritating guy, who along with his henchmen Sanikilamai (Robo Shankar) and Adithangi (Kalloori Vinoth), constantly pester the people in the locality and extort them. His main line of work is in training pigeons to perform in races and performance events. His boss is Velu, a bigger don who also is involved in the pigeon races as well as smuggling of sandalwood. Maari constantly has fights with "Bird" Ravi (Mime Gopi), another local rowdy who is also working under Velu. That is when Sridevi (Kajal Agarwal) enters, trying to open a boutique in Maari's locality. Maari forcefully becomes her partner in the business, which angers her after she loses some customers. So she helps Arjun in catching Maari by getting close to him, pretending to fall in love with him and incriminating him with an evidence of his confession of trying to kill the rival gang leader, but failing after which he was killed by someone else and the fame comes to Maari. Maari gets arrested and after he is released, he finds out that Velu also has been arrested, Arjun and Ravi are working together and has arrested some people in the area under the pretext of smuggling. Maari decides to take revenge on the duo. He first frees the local people from the extortion by Ravi's gang, when Sridevi also falls in love with him. Later he captures one of Arjun's smuggling vehicles and the driver and forces him to release Velu. When he takes revenge by burning the pigeon coop of Maari, he gets angry and beats up Ravi and Arjun, with the former agreeing to confess to everything. Angered, Arjun stabs Ravi but eventually gets arrested by the Revenue Department after his constable reveals all the secrets. Finally Sridevi approaches Maari to confess her love, which he rejects, returning to pester the local people and extort them for cash.
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Dulquer Salmaan, Nazriya Nazim, Madhoobala Shah, Pandiarajan, Abhishek Shankar, Arjunan
Rating66% 3.3461653.3461653.3461653.3461653.346165
The story takes place in Panimalai, a hill city, during a spring season. The film begins with RJ Balaji, playing himself, coming to Panimalai to be a guest of a live radio show. In the middle of the show, he starts coughing severely and suddenly loses his voice. He is diagnosed with a new type of virus called the Mute flu, that causes sudden muteness and sometimes even death.
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Dulquer Salmaan, Nazriya Nazim, Madhoobala Shah, Abhishek Shankar, Pandiarajan, Maniyanpillai Raju
Rating66% 3.3461653.3461653.3461653.3461653.346165
Nazriya's character, Anjana plays a doctor who thinks it is better not to talk; whereas Dulquer plays Arvind, a door-to-door salesman who loves talking. The story evolves in a place between Kerala and Tamil Nadu there a strange disease (dumb flu) occurs which cause people loose their speaking ability.
Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Romantic comedy
Actors Siddharth, Amala Paul, Suresh, Ravi Raghavendra, Surekha Vani, Sriranjini

Arun (Siddharth) and Parvathi (Amala Paul) give an interview about their love story. But they fight even before the interview gets over. Then the movie rewinds 5 months earlier. Arun meets Parvathi in a college canteen. Soon they become friends. Parvathi's mother, Saroja breaks up with her husband Akilan. Parvathi lives with her mother. As time progresses, they break up but the reason is not revealed. Arun's friend Vignesh tries to propose his junior Rashmi. But Rashmi addresses Vignesh as brother and she introduce her lover who is Vignesh's senior. Arun tries to recover from the break-up. Arun's friend calls him to a trip to Pondicherry to see his friend John.John's girlfriend Cathy starts friendly chat with Arun. Cathy wishes to help Arun and asks him why they broke up. Arun says that he doesn't have any reason and that is his problem. Since Cathy becomes friendly with Arun, Misunderstanding crops up between Cathy and John. Meanwhile Akilan approaches Prabhu for divorce. Prabhu who is Arun's father advice Akilan to reunite with Saroja after knowing that Akilan is Parvathi's Father. Akilan and Saroja unite in Parvathi's grandparents 80th marriage. Consequently, John realise that Arun and Cathy are just being friendly and he reunites with cathy. While Rashmi realise that her lover (vignesh's senior) is a playboy, she realises this and tells this to Vignesh and accepts his true love. At last, Parvathi and Arun reunite after a silly quarrel in the same canteen that they met earlier.

Scriptwriter

Maari
Maari (2015)
, 2h18
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Action
Actors Dhanush, Kajal Agarwal, Vijay Yesudas, Robo Shankar, Kaali Venkat, Shanmugarajan
Roles Story
Rating61% 3.099923.099923.099923.099923.09992
The movie starts off with a Constable talking to the new subinspector Arjun about Maari, a local rowdy, who apparently rose to fame after killing a rival rowdy. Maari (Dhanush) happens to be an irritating guy, who along with his henchmen Sanikilamai (Robo Shankar) and Adithangi (Kalloori Vinoth), constantly pester the people in the locality and extort them. His main line of work is in training pigeons to perform in races and performance events. His boss is Velu, a bigger don who also is involved in the pigeon races as well as smuggling of sandalwood. Maari constantly has fights with "Bird" Ravi (Mime Gopi), another local rowdy who is also working under Velu. That is when Sridevi (Kajal Agarwal) enters, trying to open a boutique in Maari's locality. Maari forcefully becomes her partner in the business, which angers her after she loses some customers. So she helps Arjun in catching Maari by getting close to him, pretending to fall in love with him and incriminating him with an evidence of his confession of trying to kill the rival gang leader, but failing after which he was killed by someone else and the fame comes to Maari. Maari gets arrested and after he is released, he finds out that Velu also has been arrested, Arjun and Ravi are working together and has arrested some people in the area under the pretext of smuggling. Maari decides to take revenge on the duo. He first frees the local people from the extortion by Ravi's gang, when Sridevi also falls in love with him. Later he captures one of Arjun's smuggling vehicles and the driver and forces him to release Velu. When he takes revenge by burning the pigeon coop of Maari, he gets angry and beats up Ravi and Arjun, with the former agreeing to confess to everything. Angered, Arjun stabs Ravi but eventually gets arrested by the Revenue Department after his constable reveals all the secrets. Finally Sridevi approaches Maari to confess her love, which he rejects, returning to pester the local people and extort them for cash.
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Dulquer Salmaan, Nazriya Nazim, Madhoobala Shah, Pandiarajan, Abhishek Shankar, Arjunan
Roles Story
Rating66% 3.3461653.3461653.3461653.3461653.346165
The story takes place in Panimalai, a hill city, during a spring season. The film begins with RJ Balaji, playing himself, coming to Panimalai to be a guest of a live radio show. In the middle of the show, he starts coughing severely and suddenly loses his voice. He is diagnosed with a new type of virus called the Mute flu, that causes sudden muteness and sometimes even death.
Vaayai Moodi Pesavum
Directed by Balaji Mohan
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Dulquer Salmaan, Nazriya Nazim, Madhoobala Shah, Abhishek Shankar, Pandiarajan, Maniyanpillai Raju
Roles Story
Rating66% 3.3461653.3461653.3461653.3461653.346165
Nazriya's character, Anjana plays a doctor who thinks it is better not to talk; whereas Dulquer plays Arvind, a door-to-door salesman who loves talking. The story evolves in a place between Kerala and Tamil Nadu there a strange disease (dumb flu) occurs which cause people loose their speaking ability.

Visual effects

Pizza
Pizza (2012)
, 2h7
Directed by Karthik Subbaraj
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Vijay Sethupathi, Remya Nambeesan, Aadukalam Naren, Bobby Simha, Karunakaran, Pooja Ramachandran
Roles VFX Production Coordinator
Rating79% 3.994033.994033.994033.994033.99403
Michael Karthikeyan (Vijay Sethupathi) is a pizza delivery boy who lives with his girlfriend Anu (Remya Nambeesan). She is an aspiring novelist and is researching for writing a horror story, whereas Michael does not believe in supernatural powers, and is afraid of anything supernatural. Anu, keeps telling him that he would soon realize the presence of supernatural beings. At first, Michael is confused and scared, and his fears are confirmed when he comes to know his boss, i.e., the Pizza restaurant owner Shanmugam's (Naren) daughter is possessed by a spirit. Meanwhile, Anu becomes pregnant, and after a brief altercation, Michael and Anu get covertly married. One particular day, Michael goes out to deliver a pizza to a customer and returns to the restaurant in a state of shock while covered in blood; he is apparently injured, keeps constantly muttering Anu's name, and seems to be worried about her. When his boss questions him, Michael explains that he had been to deliver a pizza to a customer named Smitha (Pooja) in a bungalow and recounts the events that happened at the bungalow.