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PIX: Rajinikanth pays respect to mentor K Balachander

December 24, 2014 16:20 IST

Eminent filmmaker K Balachander, 84, passed away in Chennai on December 23 at a private hospital following prolonged illness.

Actors dropped by the late veteran's residence to pay respects.

His last rites are to be performed later today at Besant Nagar crematorium in Chennai.

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Rajinikanth pays respect to his mentor, along with lyricist Vairamuttu

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The Lingaa star spent about an hour with the grieving family.

Rajini is seen here comforting Balachander's wife Rajam as his daughter Pushpa Kandaswamy looks on.

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Director Vasanth pays his respects.

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MDMK leader Vaiko was also in attendance.


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Radhika Sarath Kumar with Pushpa Kandaswamy.

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Actor and singer YG Mahendran.

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Director Saran was also spotted.

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Actor R Sarathkumar makes his way to the Balachander residence.

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