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Comedian Vadivel Balaji dies due to heart attack in Chennai

Comedian Vadivel Balaji was admitted to the hospital after suffering a heart attack. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. He got paralyzed after having a heart attack and was undergoing treatment for the past 15 days.

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New Delhi Updated on: September 10, 2020 18:13 IST
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Comedian Vadivel Balaji dies due to heart attack in Chennai

Comedian Vadivel Balaji dies at 45 in Chennai: Popular actor-comedian Vadivel Balaji passed away earlier Thursday morning at the age of 45. Known for television shows like Adhu Idhu Edhu and Kalakapovathu Yaaru, Balaji breathed last at a Government hospital in Chennai. Reports claim that he was admitted to the hospital after suffering a heart attack. He is now survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. he comedian was paralyzed after having the heart attack and was undergoing treatment for the past 15 days. After the family was unable to manage the expenses, he was shifted to a couple of other hospitals and finally to a Government hospital. He was well known for his mimicry and body language. 

The late comedian was also a part of various Tamil films and known for imitating popular comedian Vadivelu. He was last playing a crucial role in Nayanthara's hit film Kolamaavu Kokila. He was born in Maurai and made his debut in the industry through a film called En Raasavin Manasile, that released in 1991.

The news of Vadivel Balaji's death was confirmed by Vijay Television who shared a picture on its official Twitter account along with a crying emoji and caption, "#RIPVadivelBalaji." 

As soon as the news of his death came, his fans started paying tributes and sending condolence messages to Balaji’s family. Have a look at how people reacted on Twitter:

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