In a heart-wrenching development, Bhavatharini, the daughter of the iconic music composer Ilaiyaraaja, has passed away at the age of 47 after battling cancer. The National award-winning singer breathed her last in Sri Lanka, where she was reportedly undergoing treatment. The news of her demise has sent shockwaves through the film industry, prompting condolences from fans and fellow celebrities.
Veteran actor Kamal Haasan expressed his grief on Twitter, describing the news as “mind-blowing.” He extended his support to his “brother” Ilaiyaraaja, urging him not to lose heart in the face of this tragedy. Kamal Haasan conveyed heartfelt condolences to Bhavadharini’s family, expressing the pain of losing someone dear.
Actor Silambarasan TR shared his condolences on social media, remembering Bhavatharini’s voice that lives on in the hearts of people for its innocence and love. Anirudh Ravichander expressed shock and sadness, offering his condolences to the family and friends of the late singer. Chinmayi, in her tribute, remembered Bhavatharini as one of the nicest people she knew, sending prayers for strength to Ilaiyaraaja, Karthik Raja, and Yuvan Shankar Raja.
Director Bharathiraja conveyed his deep sorrow, emphasizing the irreplaceable loss to their family. Actor Soori expressed the tragic nature of the loss, offering his deepest condolences to the musician and his family.
Bhavatharini made her debut as a singer in Prabhu Deva’s “Raasaiya” and contributed to numerous tracks in films and albums, primarily under the guidance of her father and brothers. Collaborating with composers like Deva and Sirpy, she left an indelible mark with her honeyed voice. Details about her funeral are awaited, and the film industry mourns the loss of this talented artist.
The legacy of Bhavatharini’s work will undoubtedly live on in the hearts of those who cherished her music, marking a poignant chapter in the realm of Indian cinema.
Sources By Agencies