Playback singer Bhavatharini laid to rest in native place in Theni district

Illayaraaja’s daughter Bhavathaarani, who passed away in Sri Lanka, was laid to rest in Theni district with many paying their respects.

January 27, 2024 07:00 pm | Updated 08:16 pm IST - THENI

Music director Ilaiyaraaja during t his daughter Bhavatharini’s final rituals held at Lower Camp in Theni district on Saturday..

Music director Ilaiyaraaja during t his daughter Bhavatharini’s final rituals held at Lower Camp in Theni district on Saturday.. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Playback singer and music maestro Ilaiyaraaja’s daughter Bhavatharini, who died in Sri Lanka on January 25, was laid to rest in her native town in Theni district on Saturday.

The body, which was flown from Colombo to Chennai, was brought here by road on Saturday morning. A large number of people, including former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, paid their last respects to her mortal remains at the farm house of the music maestro near Lower Camp.

The bereaved family members, including Bhavatharini’s brothers and other relatives, said they sang the popular number Mayil Pola Ponnu Onnu,Kili Pola Pechu Onnu, which won the singer many awards, and laid her to rest.

Apart from cine director Bharathiraja, actors and musicians from Kollywood, led by Drums Sivamani and Gnanasambandan, paid their last respects.

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