Carnatic vocalist Nithyashree's husband commits suicide

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 20, 2012 10:15 hrs

Noted carnatic musician Nithyashree's husband Mahadevan allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Adyar river in Chennai on December 20.

45-year-old Mahadevan jumped into the river from the Kotturpuram Bridge and his body has been retrieved, police said.

Police said they were ascertaining the reason behind Mahadevan's extreme step.

Nithyashree is a very popular name in the classical music circles and the grand daughter of late D K Pattammal, a renowned singer, who was often hailed as one of the trinity of carnatic vocalists - the other two being late M S Subbulakshmi and late M L Vasanthakumari.

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