KS Chithra condoles demise of Vani Jairam: A very versatile singer with strong classical foundation
Vani Jairam was recently conferred with the Padma Bhushan
Following the demise of veteran singer Vani Jairam, singer KS Chithra took to her social media handle to share her condolences.
In a heart-wrenching note, she wrote, "It is with utmost shock & disbelief I heard about the sudden passing away of Vani amma. Spoke to her just two days back. A true legend. A very versatile & multi-lingual singer with a strong classical foundation. May her soul rest in peace."
Vani Jairam was 78. She passed away at her residence in Chennai on Saturday. According to reports, she slipped down in her bedroom, which caused an injury on her forehead. The singer was recently conferred with the Padma Bhushan award.
It may be noted that Vani Jairam recently completed 50 years as a professional singer. She sang over 10,000 songs in 18 different Indian languages in her career. One of the most celebrated singers in India, Vani Jairam, won the National Award thrice for Apoorva Raagangal, Sankarabharanam, and Swathi Kiranam. She also received State awards from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Odisha.