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Balachandra Menon is an Indian film actor, director, script writer, lyricist, and producer who works in Malayalam cinema. He made a number of popular films in the 1980s and 1990s. He won the National Film Award for Best Actor for his role as Ismail in the 1998 film Samaantharangal, which was also directed by him.

Date of Birth:
11 January 1954
Mother Tongue:
Malayalam
Country:
India
Years Active:
1978 - Present
Place of Birth:
Ambalappuzha, Alappuzha district of Kerala
Qualification:
Edava Muslim High School, University College Trivandrum, Fatima Mata National College.
Profession:
Lawyer
Marital Status:
Married
Father's name:
Shivashankara Pillai
Mother's name:
Lalitha Devi
Spouse(s) Name:
Varada Menon
Children:
Akhil Menon, Bhavana Menon
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