Versatile singer Vani Jayaram is no more

February 04, 2023 - 05:06 PM IST

Vani Jairam, a legendary singer, passed away today at her residence in Chennai due to a head injury. She was 78 years old. Jairam had a long and illustrious career of five decades, in which she sang over 50,000 songs in multiple languages, including Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, and Marathi. She won three National Awards and three Filmfare Awards, and was recently awarded the Padma Bhushan by the government of India. Her death is a great loss to the Indian musical world and her fans are mourning her passing.


Vani Jairam was an extremely talented and renowned singer who had made a significant impact in the Indian music industry. With her training in classical music from a young age, Jairam's melodious voice and versatility made her an icon in the field of playback singing.


She was highly respected and recognized for her achievements, receiving numerous awards and accolades throughout her career. Her passing will undoubtedly leave a void in the music world and she will always be remembered for her contribution to Indian cinema.