Nilambur Balan was a remarkably skilful actor who was equally active on stage and in films during 60's, 70's and 80's.He was more interested to act on stage rather than acting in films.Since had amazing acting talents, he was called for character roles in films of award winning eminent directors like P.N.Menon,M.T.Vasudevan Nair,K.Raveendran,T.V.Chandran,John Abraham,A.Vincent etc.
He could act in National Award winner film 'Nirmalyam' of M.T.Vasudevan Naiur, and also in another film 'Bandhanam' directed by him.
His theatrical friends like Santha Devi,Vilasini,Balan K.Nair,Kuthiravattam Pappu,etc were the co-stars for the very popular film 'Kuttyedathi'.
P.N.Menon included him in his films like 'Panimudakku,Olavum Theeravum,Chembarathi,etc.
He acted in John Abraham's 'Amma Ariyan'.
T.V.Chandran included him for his film 'Alicinte Anweshanam'.K.Raveendran cast him for his award winner 'Ore Thooval Pakshikal'.
Sree Kumaran Thampi gave him a memorable role in his award winning film 'Mohiniyattam.
His contributions to film field and theatre will be always remembered.
Ore Thooval Pakshikal