2020 has been a year of tragedy for the Indian cinema with some of the great artists taking their last breath. Similarly, when #RIPBala started trending on Twitter, netizens were wondering who was Bala and if he's a celebrity.

The hashtag refers to Bala Vijay who has a Twitter handle @AlwaysLonely07. According to his bio, Bala is an ardent fan of Thalapathy Vijay, Indian cricketer Dhoni, and music director Yuvan Shankar Raja.

It is said that Bala committed suicide on Aug 13, 2020 out of depression. However, there's no official confirmation of the news. A few days before his death, Bala shared a few cryptic tweets that indicated he was lonely and in pain because of the problems he faced in life. Take a look at some of the tweets:

Bala also posted about actor Vijay, saying that he's leaving without watching the star's movie (possibly 'Master') and the star himself. The tweet has since gone viral and netizens are sharing it with the hashtag #RIPBala with the hopes that the young fan's death news will reach Thalapathy Vijay. This is the Tweet:
There hasn't been any confirmation on his death by his family members of the police. But, if the news is indeed true, we hope his soul rests in peace.

Our deepest condolences to his family and friends.

Source: Twitter, All Time Trends & Geezmo