Veteran Tamil playback singer dies

Legendary playback singer TM Soundararajan, popularly known as TMS, died in Chennai on Saturday due to prolonged illness. He was 91.

Soundararajan gave his voice to southern actors like NTr, ANR, Gemini Ganesan, Jagayya, Kantha Rao, MGR, Sivaji Ganesan, Kamal Haasan, Kantha Rao, etc.

The Veteran singer recorded for over 10,000 Tamil film songs and 2500 devotional and other language film songs in a career spanning over 6 decades.

Soundararajan was awarded Padmari in 2003, apart from winning several state awards. (Times of India)