Krishnaveni, the 81-year old mother of music director Deva, expired in Chennai on Monday, the 4th June. Deva was one of the five sons and a daughter born to the couple of Krishnaveni and Chockalingam. Besides Deva, Krishanaveni leaves behind her sons Sampath, Sabesh, Murali and Siva and a daughter Selvi.
Deva, known as the ‘king’ of gaana type of songs, has scored music for over 400 films in his more than 20-year long tenure in Tamil films. He has also scored music of superstar Rajinikanth’s super-hit films such as Baashah and Annamalai which have ever-green songs and are loved even today by the star’s fans and music-lovers.
In a condolence message issued, the chief minister has said “I was deeply pained to know the demise of the mother of popular music director Deva. I would like to express my heart-felt condolences to Deva and his entire family on this occasion. I pray to the Almighty to lay in lasting peace the departed soul.”
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