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Noted novelist Balakumaran dead

IANS  |  Chennai 

Noted died on Tuesday at a private hospital here, hospital sources said. He was 71.

The of several novels and short stories, had been ailing for some time. He is survived by his wife and two children.

penned popular novels like Mercury Pookkal, Thayumanavan and Kadalora Kuruvigal, among others.

He also wrote dialogues for movies like "Nayagan" and "Guna", both starring Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth-starrer "Baasha" and many others.

had condoled the death.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 18:46 IST
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