R. Balki (Director) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More



Real Name R. Balakrishnan
Nickname Not Known
Profession Filmmaker, Screenwriter

Physical Stats and More

Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Life

Date of Birth Year- 1964
Age (as in 2017) 53 Years
Birth Place Bengaluru, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Not Known
Nationality Indian
Hometown Bengaluru, India
School Not Known
College Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduate (was expelled from a Masters in Computer Application (MCA) course owing to poor attendance)
Debut Direction: Cheeni Kum (2007)
R Balki debut movie Cheeni Kum
Family Father– Name Not Known (Worked in the housing department of LIC; now practises Law)
Mother– Name Not Known
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Ethnicity Tamil
Hobbies Watching Cricket and Movies
Controversies Not Known

Favourite Things

Favourite Director Ramesh Sippy, Manmohan Desai, SS Rajamouli, Balu Mahendra, Mani Ratnam
Favourite Music Composer Ilaiyaraaja
Favourite Films Bollywood: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Neerja
Favourite Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite Sport Cricket

Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Gauri Shinde
Wife/Spouse Gauri Shinde (Filmmaker)
R Balki with wife Gauri Shinde
Marriage Date Year- 2007
Children Son– None
Daughter– None

R Balki film director

Some Lesser Known Facts About R Balki

  • Does R. Balki smoke: Yes
  • Does R. Balki drink alcohol: Yes
  • He began his profession with Mudra at 23 years old. His enthusiasm had dependably been movie making; after school, he even connected to the Madras Film Institute to complete a course in heading. Nonetheless, he didn’t care for the board that talked with him, so he exited.
  • After this, he got into the Masters in Computer Application (MCA) course in a school specifically inverse the film establishment. He generally loved PCs, so he believed that he could do well in this course.
  • In the wake of concentrate there for a long time, he was tossed out in the most recent year due to absence of participation. As per him, this was for the most part since he played a great deal of cricket and watched a ton of movies.
  • He saw an advertisement in the papers for Mudra and he saw it after Buniyaad. The advertisement requested that individuals send in 100 words depicting their identity. His object of worship was Ramesh Sippy when he began his vocation; he wished to copy him in promoting and got the opportunity to meet Sippy just substantially later.
  • Balki’s thoughts have included “Daag Achche Hain” for ‘Surf Excel’, “Jaago re” promotions for ‘Goodbye Tea’ and the “walk when you talk” Idea Cellular publicizing effort. He has composed and coordinated Cheeni Kum (2007), which featured Amitabh Bachchan and Tabu.
  • His second component film was the widely praised and industrially effective Paa, (delivered by Sunil Manchanda), discharged on 4 December 2009, featuring Amitabh, his child Abhishek Bachchan, and Vidya Balan. Shamitabh is his third Bollywood wander featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Kollywood performing artist Dhanush and Akshara Haasan, making her introduction in the film. The film discharged on 6 February 2015.
  • His current coordinated motion picture “Ki and Ka” discharged on 1 April 2016 featuring Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor
  • Balki has been hitched to Gauri Shinde since 2007. She is an Indian advertisement movie and highlight movie chief.


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