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Violinist Balabhaskar Succumbs to Injuries Week After Car Accident

Balabhaskar’s two-year-old daughter was killed in the 25 September accident.

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Balabhaskar suffered a massive cardiac arrest around 1 am on Tuesday and passed away.
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Renowned violinist Balabhaskar, who was critically injured in a road accident last month, died early on Tuesday, 2 October, hospital sources said. He was 40.

Balabhaskar's two-year-old daughter was killed in the 25 September accident, while his wife Lakshmi was seriously injured and was undergoing treatment.

The family was returning after temple worship at Thrissur when their car went out of control and hit a tree. The car was being driven by Bhaskar's friend, Arjun, who was also injured.

Balabhaskar had suffered multiple injuries and had undergone a surgery. He suffered a massive cardiac arrest around 1 am on Tuesday.
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His only daughter Tejaswani Bala was born 16 years after marriage.

Balabhaskar had composed music for at least three films, brought out several music albums and had promoted fusion music in Kerala.

Shocked Fans Pay Tribute

Legions of his fans, politicians and other celebrities paid heartfelt tribute to the composer.

Rest in peace, Balabhaskar.

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