Chennai, Nov 22 (PTI) Veteran Carnatic music exponent M
Balamurali Krishna, who enthralled music lovers for more than
four decades, passed away here on Tuesday.
The 86-year-old veteran was not keeping well for some time
and breathed his last on Tuesday at his residence here, his
family sources told PTI.
A highly respected figure in the field of music, Bala
Murali Krishna featured in the popular national integration
song "Miley Sur Mera Tumhara" in which he rendered Tamil
A crowd-puller in Carnatic music concerts, musician was
also popular among Tamil audiences for his hit number "Oru
Naal Pothuma" in the 1965 Sivaji Ganesan starrer
"Thiruvilayadal", a mythological film.
He even starred in a number of films in Tamil and Telugu.
Balamurali Krishna was a Padma Vibhushan recipient and
was also honoured with a number of state awards.
Leading lights of Carnatic music condoled his death. PTI