Kannada music composer Rajan passes away

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Rajan, alongside along with his brother Nagendra, had composed music for over 375 movies.

Music composer Rajan of the well-known Rajan-Nagendra duo, handed away at his residence in Bengaluru on Sunday night time. He was 85.

“He was wholesome and taking music lessons on-line as properly. He suffered from indigestion for the final two days and handed away at our dwelling at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday,” his son R. Ananth Kumar informed The Hindu.

Hailing from Mysuru, brothers Rajan and Nagendra debuted as music administrators in 1952 with the Kannada movie Soubhagya Lakshmi, and went on to have a really profitable profession for almost 4 many years. They composed music for over 375 movies, over 200 in Kannada and the remainder in Telugu, Tamil, Tulu and Sinhala.

The brothers had been fondly known as Kalyanji-Anandji of Kannada cinema. Nagendra died in 2000 on the age of 65.

Rajan’s dying has introduced an finish to a wonderful period of Kannada cinema music.

Rajan-Nagendra peaked of their recognition in the course of the 1970s and 1980s. Identified for his or her melodies, tons of of their songs have turn into evergreen hits and are in style even right now. The duo had been additionally recognized for his or her duets, principally sung by S.P. Balasubrahmanyam and S. Janaki, which made the singing pair a family title.

In later years, Rajan began a music college Sapta Swaranjali within the metropolis and continued to show until the previous few days of his life.

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