BENGALURU: Famous Kannada singer Shivamogga Subbanna handed away following a coronary heart assault at a hospital right here on Thursday evening, sources near the household stated. He was 83.
“He was admitted to Jayadeva Hospital within the metropolis the place he handed away,” one of many sources stated.
He’s survived by a son and a daughter.
Subbanna was the primary Kannadiga to win a Nationwide Award for playback singing for his music “Kaadu Kudure Odi Banditta” within the movie “Kaadu Kudure”.
Identified for his work within the discipline of ‘Sugama Sangeetha’, a style through which poetry in Kannada is about to music, Subbanna has labored on and sung poetries of well-known poets equivalent to Kuvempu and Da Ra Bendre, and received a number of awards and honours.
He was additionally a singer with Akashvani and Doordarshan and had labored as an advocate. PTI