news Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 05:30
Eminent playback singer and music director Ayiroor Sadasivan died in a car accident at Manakkachirayil on the Alappuzha-Changanassery road, when the car he was travelling in driven by his son Sreekumar went out of control and fell into a roadside canal, police informed. His son has been admitted to the NSS Mission Hospital at Changanassery. The 78 year old singer was returning to Adoor after a programme at Angamali in Ernakulam district.Most of the songs sung by Sadasivan are of G.Devarajan’s. His association with legendary musicians and lyricists like Vayalar, Yusufali Kecheri, Sreekumaran Thampi, V Dakshinamoorthy, P Bhaskaran, Mankombu and others had helped him become a much demanded singer of his times. He has worked with prominent singers like K J Yesudas and P.Leela. Ayiroor’s debut song is “Amme Amme” from the 1973 movie Chaayam. After a fruitful career of over a decade, the 1985 film Pambadi was his last. Tweet Follow @thenewsminute

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