Indian music legend M Balamurali Krishna dies aged 86
Legendary Indian musician M Balamurali Krishna, who delighted millions of fans for more than four decades, has died aged 86.
Balamurali, as he was affectionately known, passed away in the south Indian city of Chennai after a long illness.
He was a renowned singer and composer of Carnatic music, a classical style from India's southern states.
He also dabbled in acting and produced several songs for south Indian films - many of them runaway hits.
Balamurali was known for his melodious voice and played numerous instruments, including the Indian violin and the mridangam drum.
He is said to have... read more
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