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To Actor Daniel Balaji, Tributes From Tamil Film Industry: “Forever In Our Hearts”

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To actor Daniel Balaji, tribute to Tamil film industry: 'Forever in our hearts'


A throwback photo of Daniel Balaji. (politeness: sun photos)

New Delhi:

Tamil actor Daniel Balaji died of a heart attack at a private hospital in Chennai last night at the age of 48. The actor was reportedly rushed to hospital yesterday after he complained of chest pain. On Saturday, members of the Tamil film industry, united by grief, paid tribute to the late actor on social media. Actress Keerthy Suresh wrote in her post, “Shocking to hear that Daniel Balaji is no more! A great actor gone too soon! My heart goes out to his family and friends #RIPDanielBalaji.” Filmmaker and screenwriter Mohan Raja paid tribute to the late actor in a post on X (formerly known as Twitter).

“Such sad news. He was an inspiration for me to join the film institute. A very good friend. I miss working with him. May his soul rest in peace #RipDanielbalaji,” Mohan’s tribute read Raja.

Actor Ramya Subramanian, posted on

Music composer Harris Jayaraj, in his tribute to Daniel Balaji on Instagram, wrote: “Shocked to hear of the death of Daniel Balaji. May his soul rest in peace.”

Actress Sai Priyanka Ruth wrote in her eulogy for Daniel Balaji: “I can’t believe you’re gone. You were such a fantastic co-actor to work with. Those shooting days in Mumbai were unforgettable, and you made sure you taught me a lot. Even though it was my first film, you taught me a lot. I hope you will always be a part of this film industry. Rest in peace. You will be in our hearts forever.” She added a heartbroken emoji along with the tribute.

Read Sai Priyanka Ruth’s tribute to Daniel Balaji here:

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Director Obeli N Krishna remembered Daniel Balaji on

The official X-handle of Lyca Productions wrote in a message, “Rest in peace Daniel Balaji. One of the talented actors we have come across. Our deepest condolences to his family.”

The production house Sun Pictures in their tribute to Daniel Balaji wrote, “May his soul rest in peace. You will forever remain in our hearts, Daniel Balaji.”

Daniel Balaji’s film credits include Kakka Kakka And Vettaiyadu Vilayadu, among other popular roles. He entered the entertainment industry as the production manager of Kamal Haasan’s series Unfinished Marudhunayagam. He then moved to television with Radikaa Sarathkumar’s Chithhi. He then starred in the 2002 film April Maadhathil. Daniel Balaji has also featured in Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada films.

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