Dare To Dream For Oscar Says S.T. Bala
“My dream is to win Oscar Award for Best Foreign Language film category,” says MyWood renowned Director S.T. Bala who introduced more than 100 talented actors and actresses and has 24 years experience in Malaysian Arts Industry by completed a practical stint under the renowned director Padmasree Dr.K.Balachander for his 101st movie“Poiye”.
He has successfully directed a digital movie entitled “Kaliyugha” in year 2012. The trailer of this movie was launched by the legendary South Indian Director, K.B. Balachander on 27th October 2012 at Ancasa Hotel & Spa, Kuala Lumpur. He has written and directed 23 successful Tamil plays, written & directed 3 TV dramas, written and directed 5 plays in Bahasa Malaysia for Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) and written and directed 1 play in English tilted The autobiography of Swami Satyananda a pure life society founder.
He has 7 successful Tamil plays re-shoot for ASTRO and done a Telemovie for ASTRO titled “Kathiravan” in year 2011. Continuosly, he participates in the Festival Theater Malaysia organized by The Ministry of Information, Communication since year 2003, Bulan Bahasa dan Sastera Negara by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka since year 2003.
He is a talented MyWood Director who staged his plays as Kathiravan and Gayathri on 1993, Iruvar and Apedi Ipedi in 2005 and Karma in 2006 in Chennai, India and successfully directed and produced a short film entitled “BAVAM” in 35mm film format. He also received a scholarship from The Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage, Malaysia and has attended Rapid Course Training Programme for 3 months at U.A.A, Golden Jubilee of YGP Academy of Acting & Fine Arts, Chennai, India.
Besides that, he has contributed for Tamil language by organised Tamil Debate Competition for the year 2000 and 2002 and produced numerous other programs such as talks on acting, seminars and debates. More to come. Stay with iTimes. Will he be the 1st Malaysian to grab the Oscar? Let’s wait and see.
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