The journey of a melody magician comes to an end with the news is flashing that the veteran Carnatic musician M Balamuralikrishna, dies aged 86 by keeping the millions of Indian citizen in grief and heartbroken. The Carnatic musician M Balamuralikrishna breathed last in the city Chennai on this Tuesday at the age of 86. Reportedly, he had not been keeping well for the past few days.
Born in Sankaraguptam in Andhra Pradesh, the legendary musician M Balamuralikrishna started singing at the age of six. He was well-versed in Carnatic alongside, the Hindustani vocal music, and he used to play musical instruments also, including the viola, the violin moreover, the Mridangam too.
On occasionally he had composed some music for the Southern movies as well as he had acted in some movies also which include Bhakta Prahlada. He had composed several Thillanans, Kirits and Varnams.
The legendary musician M Balamuralikrishna fondly addressed by the people as Balamurali, indeed he was, in fact still favourite of the mass in the whole India. He was a recipient of all three Padma awards — Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. He won several awards, including the national award for best playback singer as well as for best music composer.
“He was a prodigy and was very innovative. He self-enjoyed his music and there is no one to match him currently,” said Krishna Gana Sabha secretary Y Prabhu.
The sudden demise of the legendary musician Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna’s flooded the microblogging site page with the condolence message from the several celebrities’ of the country. And people are writing about him on the social site which is really heartbreaking for the netizen of the social site as well as the citizen of the country.
M Balamuralikrishna performed over 25,000 concerts world-wide and he is always remembered for the contribution towards Indian music and art.
Tweets by the luminaries expressing grief at the sudden demise of M Balamuralikrishna
Another legend has moved on. RIP Balamuralikrishna Garu. The Gods will forever be enthralled with your voice. ?
— Allari Naresh (@allarinaresh) November 22, 2016
The passing on of the legend #MBalamuralikrishna ji is the end of an era. A sad day indeed
— Purbayan Chatterjee (@stringstruck) November 22, 2016
RIP #Balamuralikrishna sir. Legend of the Carnatic Music world. Heartfelt condolences to his family.
— Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) November 22, 2016
— Sreedhar Pillai (@sri50) November 22, 2016
Mahan shastriya gayak M. Balamuralikrishna ji aaj hamare bich nahi rahe ,ye dukhad vaarta sunkar mujhe bahut (cont) https://t.co/XeJz3cRK0L
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) November 22, 2016
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