Popular Kannada playback vocalist and music composer L.N. Shastri died on Wednesday at his property here anticipated to cancer. He was 46. BY SAEED NASIR


“Shastri’s demise is a superb reduction to the Kannada film industry,” singer Vijay Prakash, who got worked with Shastri, told a Kannada news channel. Shastri passed on at his home in Nagarbhavi area. He’s survived by his partner Suma Shastri, also a singer. Key Minister Siddaramaiah portrayed his condolences. “The news of the death of L.N. Shastri brings me a whole lot of pain,” he said in a assertion.

LN Shastri passes away at 46

The talented play back singer-music composer began his career with Ajagajantara in 1991. Shastri was most known for his strike tune “Kolumande Jangamadevaru” from the movie “Janumada Jodi” (1996). This specific song became a significant hit among critics and public alike. He earned the Karnataka Status prize for the same. Starting his job in 1991, Shastri has snag more than 3000 songs.

LN Shastri passes away at 46

Mid-day into his career, LN Shastri rechristened himself to Chaitanya but since admirers couldn’t relate with the singer-composer’s new name, he returned to his original name with Bellary Naga. Before the vocalist has collaborated with Hamsalekha and V Manohar. He has even worked with Crazy Celebrity V Ravichandran, as per information on Deccan Chronicle. The vocalist is surived by his better half, Suma who sang about 50 melodies in her profession.

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