Bala married Muthumalar in 2004, in Madurai. The couple are parents to a girl child. After 18 years of marriage, the couple have mutually decided to part ways. Neither Bala nor Muthumalar have released a statement to the media yet.
On the work front, Bala, who is known for movies like Sethu and Pithamagan, will soon be directing his next with Suriya. Suriya had shared an image with director Bala a few days ago on his Twitter account indirectly confirming their collaboration. Bala last directed ‘Varma’ in Tamil, the remake film of ‘Arjun Reddy’ with Dhruv Vikram in the lead role.