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Sandalwood mourns the death of PB Srinivas

Kannada film industry has expressed its deepest condolences over the passing away of legendary singer PB Srinivas. The playback singer died on Sunday (April 14) at his residence in Chennai.

The veteran multi-lingual singer who lent his melodious voice to several super hit Kannada films including Gandhada Gudi and Yeradu Kanasu, in which Kannada thespian late Dr Rajkumar played the lead, will remain "evergreen in our hearts" felt the film fraternity.

For 78-year-old Rajan, the famous music director of these films, Srinivas can never die. "His lilting voice will reverberate in our hearts forever. He was a very good singer who really knew music. A linguist, he could sing Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malyalam film songs with a crystal clear diction," Rajan said.

A popular comedian who later turned to character roles and film direction, Dwarakish fondly remembers Srinivas as a very diligent singer who used to be punctual at his rehearsals. "Srinivas, who has sung for many of my films and was an indispensable voice for Tamil, Kannada, Telugu and Malyalam films in the late sixties, was very down to earth and simple, with no airs of a star singer," he said. Continue reading the news on the slideshow...

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