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David Bala

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Nationality Singapore
Birth 1947
Death 29 august 2014 (at 67 years)

David Bala was a Singaporean comedian and actor. He is best known for his roles in Tetangga, Just Follow Law, Ah Long Pte Ltd and The Ghosts Must Be Crazy.


Personal life
Other than acting, David was working as a security guard at Republic Polytechnic since January 2014. He died on August 29, 2014 due to heart disease and is survived by his wife and 4 children.

David was first introduced to acting by a friend and started his career as a stage actor in 1976 and made his broadcast debut in 1979 on Radio Television Singapore's "Kaatchiyum Kaanamum", a radio drama production. In 1980, he made his television debut where he was cast as the lead actor in a comedy drama series, "Ippadiyum Oru Kudumbam". Due to the success of the series, David was known by many as "Comedy King" and in 2007, he was cast as one of the actors in Jack Neo's film, Just Follow Law. In the same year David was also given a lead role on MediaCorp Suria's Tetangga and in 2008, he was cast in Ah Long Pte Ltd.

In 2011, David was cast in The Ghosts Must Be Crazy. This is arguably one of Bala's best-known roles, as a catchphrase of his character in the film became a meme.

Usually with

Mark Lee
Mark Lee
(2 films)
Moses Lim
Moses Lim
(1 films)
Gurmit Singh
Gurmit Singh
(1 films)
Chua En Lai
Chua En Lai
(1 films)
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Filmography of David Bala (2 films)

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The Ghosts Must Be Crazy, 1h37
Directed by Mark Lee
Origin Singapore
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Chua En Lai, David Bala, Mark Lee
Roles Encik Muthu
Rating52% 2.612042.612042.612042.612042.61204
Just Follow Law
Origin Singapore
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Gurmit Singh, Moses Lim, David Bala, Mark Lee
Roles Muthu,security guard of WAS.
Rating60% 3.001693.001693.001693.001693.00169
Lim Teng Zui is a WAS technician who is a single father to a young girl named Xiao Mei. He is employed by the director of WAS' Events and Promotion department, the prideful Tanya Chew. Tanya stays in a condominium and has a single mother, a blogger whom she has neglected. Lim has drawn little salary, and strives hard to earn more so that he can buy Xiao Mei a piano and original abalone, whereas Tanya constantly tries to improve the terrible image of her department. Both workers are under employment of Alan Lui, the CEO of WAS.