Tamil actor-director Balu Anand dies following a heart attack

  • PTI, Coimbatore
  • Updated: Jun 03, 2016 12:49 IST
Tamil actor-director Balu Anand worked in a number of films including Annanagar First Street and Nane Raja Naane Mantri. (YouTube Grab)

Tamil actor and director Balu Anand suffered a massive heart attack and died in his house in Coimbatore on Friday, family sources said. The 62-year-old Anand, who has acted in some 100 films and directed a few Tamil movies, complained of chest pain at his house in Kalampalayam and was immediately, rushed to a nearby private hospital. However, he died on the way, hospital officials said.

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Anand worked in a number of films including Sathyaraj-starrrer Annanagar First Street and Vijayakant-starrer Nane Raja Naane Mantri. He is survived by his wife, son and daughter, sources said.

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