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Veteran Tamil playback singer Soundararajan dies in Chennai

Veteran Tamil playback singer T M Soundararajan died at his residence here on Saturday following a brief illness,family sources said.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Chennai |
May 26, 2013 12:26:53 am

Veteran Tamil playback singer T M Soundararajan died at his residence here on Saturday following a brief illness,family sources said.

The 91-year-old singer,who was the numero uno choice of Tamil cinema icons M G Ramachandran and Sivaji Ganesan had recently undergone treatment for breathlessness,they said. Soundararajan is survived by his wife and two sons. Often hailed as the ‘uncrowned king’ of Tamil cinema,TMS,as Sounderarajan was fondly called,had rendered over 5,000 cinema and devotional songs and had been awarded various honours including the Padmashri and the state government’s ‘Kalaimamani’.

Soundarajan had last sung in the theme song of the World Classical Tamil Conference in 2010,composed by A R Rahman.

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