In an incident that has shocked the film fraternity, budding singer-composer Shan Johnson was found dead at a Chennai hotel on Friday. The cause of the 29-year-old celebrity’s death is yet to be confirmed by police.
According to police, the daughter of the late Malayalam composer Johnson Master, Shan had recorded a song on Thursday night and was supposed to continue recording on Friday.
Shan used to write and compose her own songs and was well-versed in Carnatic and Western music. Shan had also written the Hindi lyrics for a song in Vettah, an upcoming Malayalam film.
Shan with family
She sang songs in Malayalam films 'Praise the Lord' and 'Thira' and in a couple of Tamil movies and made her debut as a music composer with the Malayalam film 'His Name is John' in 2013.
Her death comes after her brother died in 2012 in a bike accident. Only two years before that her father had also passed away. She is survived by her mother.
Shan Johnson had updated her Facebook page on Thursday.