Musician Balabhaskar who was injured in car accident, passes away

Oct 02, 2018, 14:56 IST | mid-day online desk

While his two-year-old daughter was brought dead to the hospital that day, Balabhaskar, his wife and their driver were brought in a serious condition to a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, where he breathed his last

Musician Balabhaskar who was injured in car accident, passes away
Balabhaskar with wife and daughter. Pic/Balabhaskar Instagram

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala musician and violinist Balabhaskar, who was seriously injured along with his wife in a road accident last week at Pallipuram on the outskirts of the capital city, died in Thiruvananthapuram in the early hours of Tuesday. According to sources in the hospital in which he was admitted, he died at 12.55 a.m. 

While his two-year-old daughter was brought dead to the hospital that day, Balabhaskar, 40, his wife and their driver were brought in a serious condition to a private hospital in the city, where he breathed his last.

Doctors treating him said they were working overtime to ensure his recovery but it did not happen. Balabhaskar's death has saddened thousands of his fans. His body will be kept for the public to pay their last respects at a Thiruvananthapuram college where he studied. The last rites would take place later on Tuesday, in the state capital, from where he hails.

The musician shot to fame when, as a 17-year-old, he composed music for a Malayalam film. He has composed music for several films.

Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from PTI

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