Archive for the Obituaries Category

April 4, 2019

Mridangam vidwan Karaikudi V. M. Ganesan passes away

Mylapore-based mridangam vidwan Karaikudi V M Ganesan passed away on April 4 at Hyderabad, his daughter said in a  FB post this afternoon. His wife is veena vidushi Kalyani Ganesan and daughter, the vocalist Subha Ganesan. The last rites are […]

April 4, 2019

Renowned cartoonist, Ramanujam (RAHNU), passes away

Renowned cartoonist, Ramanujam (RAHNU), passes away

S. K. Ramanujam (RAHNU), renowned cartoonist, passed away on April 2. He was 81 years old. He was the founder of Rahnu’s Cartoon Training Centre in Mylapore and trained students of all ages for more than 30 years.

March 29, 2019

Leela teacher of Lady Sivasamy school, passes away

Leela teacher of Lady Sivasamy school, passes away

T. R. Leelavathy, passed away on March 10 at her residence in Bishop’s Garden Extension, R. A. Puram. Born in the Andamans and brought up in Mylapore, she lived a Mylaporean life for 92 years. She went to school at […]

March 20, 2019

Vivekananda college’s ex professor passes away

Dr. T. N. Ganapathy, retired professor and head of philosophy department at RKM Vivekananda College, Mylapore, passed away on March 18. He was 88 years old. He was responsible for the development of the department into a PG and research […]

March 18, 2019

Vijay Kumar Reddy of Savera Hotel passes away

A. Vijay Kumar Reddy, managing director of Savera Hotel, Mylapore passed away today. He was 62 years old. In 1994, Vijay Kumar and Ravi Kumar became the sole proprietors of Savera. He is survived by his wife Nina Reddy, daughter […]

March 14, 2019

Vidya Mandir’s former principal, Dr. S. Anandalakshmy passes away

Dr. S. Anandalakshmy, former principal, Vidya Mandir school, Mylapore, passed away on Mar 13. She was 86 years old.  She also served as the principal of Lady Irwin College, New Delhi. She was known to be a conoisseur of music […]

March 8, 2019

Dr. Ramachandran, renowned dentist passes away

Dr. Ramachandran, renowned dentist passes away

Dr. Ramachandran, a renowned dentist and a resident of Mylapore, passed away on March 2. He was 68 years old. He founded Dr. Ramachandran’s Dental Clinic (now Odontia Dentistry) at Mandavelipakkam. He started his dental practice in 1976 and was […]

March 2, 2019

A.R. Krishnan, noted Mylaporean passes away

A.R. Krishnan, noted Mylaporean passes away

A.R. Krishnan, 80 years old, passed away after a brief illness on March 2.He served at Enfield for 35 years and was a resident of Mylapore for over 30 years. He was the president and manager of cricket team Clive […]

January 30, 2019

Writer-arts promoter Charukesi passes away

Writer-arts promoter Charukesi passes away

He would have made a colourful character for R. K. Narayan. Or for cartoonist Madhan. The wiry, lean spectacled man in shirt and trousers of the 60s, striding down C P Ramaswamy Road, from his home in a street of […]

November 27, 2018

Rajam Balachander passes away

Rajam Balachander, wife of famed film director late K. Balachander passed away on Nov.26 and the cremation was performed on the same day, the family said. She was 81 years old and was a resident of Mylapore. Contact – 9840026060.

November 12, 2018

Economist and Padma Bhushan awardee, Prof. T. N. Srinivasan passes away

One of India’s best known economists, Prof. T. N. Srinivasan passed away on Sunday, November 11. He was a resident of Canal Bank Road, R. A. Puram. He was 85. The final rites are scheduled for Nov.13 morning. Well-wishers can […]

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