Shivamogga Subbanna:-Public honor winning vocalist Shivamogga Subbanna died on Thursday in Bengaluru. He was 83. State head Narendra Modi shared a sympathy message for the lamenting family on Twitter.
“The uncommon Shivamogga Subbanna was a commonly recognized name for the people who love Kannada tunes and music. His works are respected as are his endeavors to interface pearls of Kannada verse with the current age. Tormented by his end. Sympathies to his family and admirers. Om Shanti,” he composed.
Shivamogga Subbanna passed away in Bengaluru following a heart attack.
The late singer was the first Kannadiga to win a National Award for playback singing the song ‘Kaadu Kudure Odi Banditta’ for Kaadu Kudure. ‘Baarisu Kannada Dindimava’ made him a household name.
Noted Suguma Sangeetha singer M D Pallavi told indianexpress.com, “It is a very big loss for the world of Sugama Sangeetha. I have performed on many occasions with him on stage and he was a very interactive artiste. He used to explain the poems, the songs, and then sing.”
He was also a singer with Doordarshan and Akashvani, and had worked as an advocate.