Kamal Haasan has said that the Dada Saheb Phalke award for ace director K Balachander is long overdue. The star, who always says that he enjoys a father-son relationship with him, is happy that he is groomed by him.
Kamal revealed that KB sir changed his lifestyle completely when suffered a heart attack when he was around 40 and since then has been living a healthy life. While wishing him a long life, the star requested him to consider new stories, though he is not making films, and advise the newbies on making films.
It is interesting to note that Kamal has said that his favorite roles, which are directed by KB sir, are the ones from films that did not do well at the box office.