Bhavatharini, the daughter of music director Ilaiyaraaja, who rendered some memorable songs, together with ‘Mayil Pola Ponnu Onnu’ in Bharathi and ‘Oliyile Therivathu Thevathaya’ in Azhagi, died in Sri Lanka on Thursday.
She was 47, and is survived by her husband and her brothers Karthik Raja and Yuvan Shankar Raja. She received the nationwide award for the music ‘Mayil Pola Ponnu Onnu’.
Sources in Colombo stated Bhavatharini, who was affected by most cancers, was in Sri Lanka along with her husband for Ayurvedic therapy.
Ilaiyaraaja was scheduled to carry out together with his troupe at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, Colombo, on January 27 and 28.
Though she had rendered the refrain for the music Anjali Anjali within the movie Anjali, she made her debut as a playback singer within the movie Rasaya.
Growing up in a home stuffed with music and within the firm of Karthik Raja and Yuvan Shankar Raja, who later turned music administrators, she reduce her enamel as a singer by singing tracks for her brothers.
She had a singular voice with a country attraction and the music Masthana Masthana, within the music of Ilaiyaraaja, turned an immediate hit.
The title music, Ithu Sangeetha Thirunalo, within the movie Kadhalukku Mariyadhai, within the tune of ‘Yennai Thaalatta Varuvaala’, is one other memorable quantity.
She rendered the duet, En Veetu Jannal Etti, in Raman Abdulla with Napolean alias Arunmozhi, the flautist of Ilaiyaraaja.
She has additionally labored along with her brothers, and composed music for the movie Maayanadhi.
She was a pleasant and jovial individual and would dance with the Russian artistes at any time when they referred to as on her father, stated P. Thangappan, common secretary of the Indo-Russian Cultural And Friendship Society.
Chief Minister M.Okay. Stalin expressed shock over the demise of Bhavatharini. He stated her demise was an irreparable loss. She had carved a distinct segment for herself along with her candy voice, he stated.
“The sudden death of Bhavatharini, who should have lived long to accomplish several achievements in the music world, is an irreparable loss to the music industry,” he stated in an announcement.