Actor Bala Singh, who has been a part of several plays and essayed supporting roles in various Tamil films passed away this morning after a heart attack. The actor was recently admitted to Vijaya Hospital, Vadapalani with mild fever. While he was to be discharged last night at around 11 pm, the actor suffered a heart attack and admitted to ICU. Just when everything seemed to be normal, the actor suffered another heart attack at 1 am and passed away.
The actor who began his career featuring in plays and was trained at the National School of Drama, made his debut in the industry with the Nasser–Revathi starrer Avathaaram, shot to fame with his ‘Anbu’ character in Pudhupettai and went on to take up significant roles in various films like Vettaikaaran, Osthe, Chennaiyil Oru Naal, Jigarthanda, Thaana Sendha Kootam. His last outings saw him play a politician — Magamuni starring Arya and Indhuja and NGK starring Surya and Sai Pallavi.
Kollywood took to Twitter to mourn the loss of the actor.
Shocked & feel sad to know the demise of one of the finest actors I liked #BalaSingh sir. With a powerful voice & refined acting, he stood out from others. #RIPBalaSingh sir🙏🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/lI8fzPmgUA
— Dr. Dhananjayan BOFTA (@Dhananjayang) November 27, 2019
Sad to hear the demise of such a wonderful actor #BalaSingh sir. May his soul rest in peace.deepest condolences and prayers to his family and his closed ones. pic.twitter.com/uX21C0siY9
— Indhuja (@Actress_Indhuja) November 27, 2019
My deepest condolences to the family of #BalaSingh . He was a wonderful actor and a dear friend. Immensely saddened by his demise. Thoughts and prayers with his loved ones. Rest in peace my friend.
— selvaraghavan (@selvaraghavan) November 27, 2019
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