PM condoles the demise of Kannada singer Shivamogga Subbanna

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid his condolences after the demise of renowned Kannada singer Shivamogga Subbanna.

The Prime Minister tweeted;

“The exceptional Shivamogga Subbanna was a household name for those who love Kannada songs and music. His works are admired and so are his efforts to connect gems of Kannada poetry with the present generation. Pained by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti”

Shimoga Subbann (14 December 1938 – 11 August 2022) was an Indian Sugama SangeethaSangeetha (Light Music) playback singer in the Kannada language. He received a national award for singing the song Kaadu Kudure Odi Banditta in the film Kaadu Kudure.

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The noted singer passed away on August 11, following a cardiac arrest. He was 83. He was the first Kannada playback singer to win a National Award.  Apart from being an exemplary singer and musician, he was also an advocate and a notary public.