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Noted music director Rajan of Rajan-Nagendra fame dead

The brothers had been outstanding composers in particularly Kannada and Telugu movies, for over 4 a long time, ranging from Nineteen Fifties to the early Nineteen Nineties

Eminent music director Rajan of Rajan-Nagendra fame died late on Sunday at his residence right here as a result of a cardiac arrest, household sources stated.

In accordance with his members of the family, 87-year outdated Rajan, who was the elder brother of Nagendra, had developed problems on Saturday and suffered a coronary heart assault.

He was rushed to hospital however died on the way in which, they added. Nagendra had handed away 20 years in the past, they stated.

Rajan and Nagendra had been born in a middle-class musical household at Shivarampet in Mysuru.

Their father Rajappa was a harmonium and flute participant who performed background music for silent films.Whereas Rajan was a violinist, Nagendra was an professional in Jal Tarang. The brothers used to carry out for Jaya Maruthi Orchestra.

As impartial music administrators, Rajan and Nagendra had debuted for the film ‘Sowbhagya Lakshmi,’ which opened a vista of alternatives for them.

The brothers dominated the southern movie business, particularly Kannada and Telugu movies, for over 4 a long time ranging from Nineteen Fifties to the early Nineteen Nineties.

The music composer brothers carved a distinct segment for themselves by giving many memorable and melodious songs.

These embrace ‘Akashave beelali mele’ from the film ’Nyayave Devaru’, ‘Aakaashadinda Dharegilida’ from ‘Chandanada Gombe’, ‘Aakaasha Deepavu Neenu’ from ‘Pavana Ganga’, ’Baanallu Neene Bhuviyallu Neene’ from ‘Bayalu Dari’ and Hosa Balige Nee Joteyade’ from ‘Naa Ninna Bidalare’ in Kannada.

A few of the hit songs in Telugu are ‘Pujaluseya’, ’Intinti Ramayanam’ and ‘Manasa veena madhugeetam’.

The duo had scored music for 400-odd movies in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Tulu, Hindi and Sinhala.

Condoling Rajan’s demise, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa stated, “I’m deeply pained to study concerning the demise of Sri Rajan. Might his soul relaxation in everlasting peace. Might God give energy to the bereaved members of the family, relations and followers to bear the loss.”

Yediyurappa stated Rajan will all the time be remembered for giving a whole lot of melodious songs.

A number of ministers and public representatives condoled the demise of Rajan.