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Balachander was my father: Rajinikanth

Superstar Rajinikanth, who is shocked over the death of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, said he always treated him like his father and not just as his mentor. Balachander, 84, died at a private hospital in Chennai on Tuesday following prolonged illness and age-related ailments. Popularly known as KB, he was instrumental in launching the careers of Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth. ...

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Veteran Director Balachander Hospitalized, Rajinikanth Pays Visit

K. Balachander, the director who made waves in the 1980s with his new wave films, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital in Chennai on Monday and the two film veterans and his heroes in “Maro Charitra” — Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth — paid concern at his health. While Rajinikanth rushed to the hospital and said he was returned “a smile” by ...

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