Rajan, alongside along 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 evening. He was 85.
“He was wholesome and taking music courses on-line as nicely. He suffered from indigestion for the final two days and handed away at our residence at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday,” his son R. Ananth Kumar instructed 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 practically 4 many years. They composed music for over 375 movies, over 200 in Kannada and the remainder in Telugu, Tamil, Tulu and Sinhala.
The brothers have been fondly known as Kalyanji-Anandji of Kannada cinema. Nagendra died in 2000 on the age of 65.
Rajan’s loss of life has introduced an finish to a wonderful period of Kannada cinema music.
Rajan-Nagendra peaked of their reputation through the Nineteen Seventies and Eighties. Recognized for his or her melodies, tons of of their songs have develop into evergreen hits and are well-liked even right now. The duo have been additionally recognized for his or her duets, principally sung by S.P. Balasubrahmanyam and S. Janaki, which made the singing pair a family identify.
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.