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Malaysia Vasudevan passed away

IndiaGlitz [Sunday, February 20, 2011]

Legendary singer Malaysia Vasudevan passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Sunday. He was 66. The renowned singer- actor was admitted to the ICU of Suriya Hospital in Vadapalani on Tuesday after he developed complication out of cardiac ailments. He breathed his last at around 1pm on Sunday. He is survived by his singer children Yugendran and Prashanthini.

Malaysia Vasudevan was one of the iconic playback singers who the 80s and 90s Tamil cinema. In an active career of thirty years Malaysia Vasudevan has sung over 8000 songs under the baton of all the reputed music directors of his times.

From GK Venkatesh, Kunnakudi Vaithiyanathan to MSV, Illayaraja to AR Rahman, Malaysia Vasudevan has seen all. A versatile singer who could deliver all genres of music with consummate ease, he brought freshness to his songs with the unique resonance in his voice.

From passionate 'Poongatru Tirumbuma' to emotional 'Oru thanga radhathil', to stylish 'Aasai nooru Vagai' to raunchy 'Nethu rathiri yamma' to folksy 'Aatukutti Muttaiyittu' to haunting 'Kodai Kaala Kaatre', to playful 'Ennamma Kannu Sowkiyama', Malaysia Vasudevan has marked his stamp on all his songs.

Malaysia Vasudevan was also a successful actor with a lot of films like 'Oru Kaithitin Diary', "Mudhal Vasantham' etc. Showing another brilliant facet.

Former Chief Minister and AIADMK Supremo was one of the early to condole the passing away of the legendary singer. "His demise is a big loss to the Tamil cinema industry," she said.

IndiaGlitz is deeply sorrowed by the passing away of the legend and prays for his soul to rest in peace.


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