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CHENNAI: V. Balakrishnan, president, Nrithyodaya, died on Friday afternoon after a heart attack. He was 78.

He is survived by a son, two grandchildren, three sisters, including famous dancer Padma Subrahmanyam, and four brothers, including documentary filmmaker S. Krishnaswamy and musician ‘Abaswaram’ Ramjhi. The funeral will take place on Sunday at Besant Nagar.

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