Iyakunar Sigaram K.Balachander created another remarkable serial with the concept Micro Serial, Macro Thoughts. Raj TV produced “Chinnathirai” shortly called as KBC (K.Balachander’s Chinnathirai) in the year 2000. According to Mr.Kailasam, Min Bimbangal, the significance of “Chinna Thirai” is One Story per week. Kadaisi Vaidha, Kaathirukka Oruthi, Galatta Kaditham, Mazhalai Yudham, Oppanai, Manjal Nila, Kavithai Manasu, Kodi rooba Kelvi to name a few of his “Chinna Thirai” serials.
Apart from his own writing, he also roped in writers like Devi Bala, Bharati Baska and many popular writers. Similarly, Though he has directed few serials, he also gave opportunities to directors like 'Samuthirakani', Rajendra Kumar, Sundar K.Vijayan, J.Ramesh and few others. He also roped in all popular actors then for each of their weekly serials. Nevertheless, it was a huge hit for Raj TV.
K.Balachander Popularly known as K.B., is a great Writer, Producer and Director. He is considered to be one of the incomparable Directors who was instrumental in introducing actors like Kamal Haasan, 'Rajinikanth', 'Vivek', Prakash Raj to this film industry. He has reached to the greatest heights and was referred as “Iyakunar Sigaram”. He has set a bench mark in 1960s to 80s where all his films boosted the industry standards and he was most sought after Director.
He has won many awards like National, Film Fare, Dadasaheb Palke and was conferred “Padma Shri” for his contribution to the film Industry. Though his hit films cannot be listed easily, films like Ek Duje Ke Liye in Hindi, Maro Charitra in Telugu, Arangetram, Naan Avanillai in Tamil, etc.. are just samples of his creativity. He has not only created niche in the big screen but also made his presence much noticeable in the small screen as well. He has also acted in few serials and films and the latest buzz is that he is acting in Kamal Haasan’s upcoming film Uttama Villain.