The brothers had been distinguished composers in particularly Kannada and Telugu movies, for over 4 many years, ranging from 1950s to the early 1990s
Eminent music director Rajan of Rajan-Nagendra fame died late on Sunday at his residence right here attributable to a cardiac arrest, household sources mentioned.
According to his members of the family, 87-year outdated Rajan, who was the elder brother of Nagendra, had developed problems on Saturday and suffered a coronary heart assault.
He was rushed to hospital however died on the best way, they added. Nagendra had handed away 20 years in the past, they mentioned.
Rajan and Nagendra had been born in a middle-class musical household at Shivarampet in Mysuru.
Their father Rajappa was a harmonium and flute participant who performed background music for silent films.While Rajan was a violinist, Nagendra was an professional in Jal Tarang. The brothers used to carry out for Jaya Maruthi Orchestra.
As impartial music administrators, Rajan and Nagendra had debuted for the film ‘Sowbhagya Lakshmi,’ which opened a vista of alternatives for them.
The brothers dominated the southern movie business, particularly Kannada and Telugu movies, for over 4 many years ranging from 1950s to the early 1990s.
The music composer brothers carved a distinct segment for themselves by giving many memorable and melodious songs.
These embrace ‘Akashave beelali mele’ from the film ’Nyayave Devaru’, ‘Aakaashadinda Dharegilida’ from ‘Chandanada Gombe’, ‘Aakaasha Deepavu Neenu’ from ‘Pavana Ganga’, ’Baanallu Neene Bhuviyallu Neene’ from ‘Bayalu Dari’ and Hosa Balige Nee Joteyade’ from ‘Naa Ninna Bidalare’ in Kannada.
Some of the hit songs in Telugu are ‘Pujaluseya’, ’Intinti Ramayanam’ and ‘Manasa veena madhugeetam’.
The duo had scored music for 400-odd movies in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Tulu, Hindi and Sinhala.
Condoling Rajan’s loss of life, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa mentioned, “I am deeply pained to learn about the demise of Sri Rajan. May his soul rest in eternal peace. May God give strength to the bereaved family members, relatives and fans to bear the loss.”
Yediyurappa mentioned Rajan will at all times be remembered for giving a whole bunch of melodious songs.
Several ministers and public representatives condoled the demise of Rajan.