Rajan, alongside together 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 healthy and taking music classes online as well. He suffered from indigestion for the last two days and passed away at our home at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday,” his son R. Ananth Kumar advised 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 a long time. They composed music for over 375 movies, over 200 in Kannada and the remaining 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 reputation in the course of the 1970s and 1980s. Known for his or her melodies, lots of of their songs have develop into evergreen hits and are in style even immediately. 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 faculty Sapta Swaranjali within the metropolis and continued to show until the previous few days of his life.