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Balachandra Menon is an individual with numerous special and unique achievements to his belt and a few are listed below


THE ONLY PERSON ALive TO HAVE HANDLED 10 DEPARTMENTS IN MOVIE MAKING IN ONE FILM AND GETTING NATIONAL ACCLAIM

In the movie "Samaantharangal", Balachandra Menon donned 10 roles in the movie making process. The various credits to his name for this movie are:

  • Director
  • Actor
  • Producer
  • Distributor
  • Music Director
  • Story
  • Dialogue
  • Editor
  • Screenplay
  • Background Score

The film won National Acclaim and Awards as seen below:

  • 1997 National Award for Best Actor (Bharath)
  • 1997 National Award for the Best Feature Film on Family Welfare as Producer and Director

 Shri S Balanchandra Menon film Maker( Padma Shri)

IN INDIA, THE ONLY PERSON WHO RECEIVED BOTH THE PADMASHRI AND THE KARSHAKASHRI AWARD

Balachandra Menon was bestowed with the Karshakashree Award 1997 by the Malayankil Panchayat in Kerala. Karshakashree Award is given to the best Agriculturist for innovative and unique farming activities. Later in the year 2007, he was honored by the nation for his contributions to Cinema with the Padma Shri Award by the President of India. These awards relating to excellence in contrasting fields gives Balachandra Menon, a unique record that no one else has.


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