Music maestro Ilayaraja’s daughter Bhavatharani no more

Chennai, (Thestates.news)| The music fraternity fell into a pall of gloom as National award-winning mellifluous singer and musician Bhavatharini, daughter of veteran composer Ilayaraja, died on Thursday following illness, film industry sources said.
Bhavatharini, who was in her late 40s, passed away in Sri Lanka where she was reportedly undergoing treatment.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin and Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, also Puducherry Lt Governor, and various others condoled her demise.
In a condolence message, Stalin recalled Bhavatharini had won a National Award for the film ‘Bharathy’, a biopic on national poet Subramanya Bharathy. The void left behind by her will remain, he said.
Bhavatharini earned a special place in the hearts of the audience with her mellifluous voice, Soundararajan said and extended her sympathies and condolences with the family of the deceased. (UNI)