After the death of legendary singer Shivamogga Subbanna, many celebrities of the music world are paying tribute to him. The Prime Minister of the country Narendra Modi has also paid tribute to this great singer.
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National Award Winning Legendary Singer Shivamogga Subbanna passed away on Thursday night due to a heart attack in Bengaluru. He was 83 years old. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid his last tribute to Shivamogga Subbanna on his Twitter handle. In his tweet, the Prime Minister wrote that Shivamogga Subbana, a singer of exceptional talent, was a household name for Kannada songs and music lovers. The way his works are praised, so is his effort to connect with his new generation through Kannada poetry. I am saddened by his death. Prayers to his family and fans. om Shanti.”
songs made from poems
Shivamogga Subbana was the first Kannada playback singer to win the National Award for playback singing for his song ‘Kaadu Kudure Odi Banditta’ in the film ‘Kaadu Kudure’. He was known for his work in the field of ‘Sugam Sangeet’, a genre in which songs are composed from poetry composed in Kannada. Subbanna had received many awards for singing poems by famous Kannada poets like Kuvempu and Da Ra Bendre.
Shivamogga was a famous lawyer along with singer and musician
Apart from being a singer-composer, Shivamogga was also a famous lawyer. According to media reports, “Shivamogga was admitted to Jayadev Hospital in the city, yes he passed away.” He now has a son and a daughter in his family.
Users paid tribute on social media
After the news of Shivamogga’s death went viral, not only Prime Minister Narendra Modi but also Kannada celebrities and fans have paid tribute to him on social media. One Twitter user wrote, “I grew up listening to his wonderful renditions of Kannada Bhavgeets. His songs and unique voice will always enchant music lovers…May his soul rest in peace and peace.” Another tweeted, “May his soul rest in peace.”
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