Tamil actor and director Balu Anand died following a massive heart attack in his house here today, family sources said.
Anand (62), who has acted in some 100 films and directed a few Tamil movies, complained of chest pain at his house in Kalampalayam and was immediately rushed to a nearby private hospital.
However, he died on the way, they said.
Sathyaraj-starrrer 'Annanagar First street' and Vijayakant-starrer 'Nane Raja Naane Mantri,' were some of his hit films.
He is survived by his wife, son and daughter, the sources said.