Last Updated: 01.53 PM, Feb 04, 2023
Veteran playback singer Vani Jairam is no more. The legend was found dead with an injury to her forehead at her residence in Chennai. The Chennai police are investigating the death and meanwhile, the singer's mortal remains have just been brought back home after the autopsy. After the demise of her husband, Vani Jairam has been living alone at her residence. It is said that the police were informed after the singer didn't open the door of her house.
Meanwhile, tributes have been pouring in for the singer from across all quarters. Playback singer KS Chithra said that she had spoken to Vani Jairam just a couple of days back. "It is with utmost shock& disbelief I heard about the sudden passing away of Vani amma. Spoke to her just two days back. A true legend. A very versatile & multi lingual singer with strong classical foundation. May her soul rest in peace. #VaniJayaram #KSChithra (sic)."
Music composer Harris Jayaraj wrote that the Ore Naal Unai Naan singer had inspired him to build his own studio. His tweet read, "It was disheartening to hear about the demise of Vanijayaraman amma. Will miss her enchanting voice and I can’t forget that she inspired me to built my own personal recording studio (sic)."
Music director Imman, who had recorded her voice last August for an upcoming film, said that it was difficult to accept the reality. He wrote, "Can’t accept the hard hitting reality that Legendary Singer Vani Jairam Amma is no more. We miss you Amma. Met her and recorded for my upcoming film “Malai” last August. And I’m shocked to know that she’s no more today. My prayers. May Her soul Rest in Peace (sic)."
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Vani Jairam's music repertoire spans over 10,000 songs in 19 languages. Her demise has left a huge void in the music industry.