Noted violinist and musician Balabhaskar and family met with a fatal accident at Pallippuram on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram in the early hours of Tuesday.
The two-year-old daughter of noted violinist Balabhaskar was killed while the musician and his wife were injured when the car they were travelling in rammed into a roadside tree at Pallippuram near here Tuesday, police said.
The accident occurred when the family was returning home from Thrissur in their car, they said.
The driver lost control of the vehicle which hit a tree in the early hours. Tejaswini Bala (2) was declared brought dead by the private hospital, where Balabhaskar, his wife and car driver are undergoing treatment for injuries.
Balabhaskar is known for his stage performances in and outside Kerala. He became the youngest musician to compose for Malayalam film at the age of 17 for the movie Mangalya Pallakku. The musician has collaborated with many big names including Ustad Zakhir Hussain, Sivamani, Louis Banks, Vikku Vinayakram, Hariharan, Mattannoor Sankarankutty, Ranjit Barot and Fazal Qureshi.