Archive for the Obituaries Category

June 7, 2018

Tributes: T. M. Srinivasan. B. Sathiyamurthi. P. R. Meenambal. Prema Murthi

Tributes: T. M. Srinivasan. B. Sathiyamurthi. P. R. Meenambal. Prema Murthi

T. M. Srinivasan, a multi-faceted Alwarpet resident passed away on June 1 after a prolonged illness. ( photo on left) He was a pioneer in South India in the cable manufacturing trade and as an entrepreneur, had set up the […]

May 16, 2018

Wellknown writer Balakumaran passes away

Well-known writer Balakumaran passed away at a hospital in Alwarpet on May 15 at about noontime. He was a resident of Warren Road ( Bhaktavatsalam Road), Mylapore. Besides being a celebrated writer Balakumaran wrote dialogues for films ( Mani Ratnam’s […]

May 10, 2018

Founder of Nandalala, Mathioli Saraswathy, passes away

Founder of Nandalala, Mathioli Saraswathy, passes away

Shri Mathioli Saraswathy, the founder of The Nandalala Trust at Ranga Road, Mylapore passed away on Wednesday, May 9, morning. Through her group of organisations, she planted the seed for several educational, medical and cultural outreach programmes. She was unwell […]

March 19, 2018

Head of Srimad Andavan Ashramam passes away

The head of Srimad Andavan Ashramam, Sri Rangaramanuja Mahadesikan, passed away at Apollo Hospitals a little after noon today. He was recovering from an illness and was discharged after a two week stay at Apollo Hospitals last week. Since then, […]

March 8, 2018

Tribute: Valli Arunachalam, retired principal of PSBB

Tribute: Valli Arunachalam, retired principal of PSBB

Valli Arunachalam, former principal of Padma Seshadri Bal Bhavan School, Nungambakkam, passed away recently – she succumbed to injuries she received in a domestic fire accident. Born and raised in her father’s palatial bungalow in Luz Avenue, Mylapore she had been a […]

March 7, 2018

Tribute: Dr. Goda Venkateswara Sastry

Tribute: Dr. Goda Venkateswara Sastry

Well-known scholar, teacher, public speaker and writer Dr. Goda Venkateswara Sastry passed away on February 27. He was a resident of R. A. Puram. Born in 1948, he belonged to Veginadu Brahmin family. He was the first son of Krishnaveny and Goda […]

March 2, 2018

Family and sishyas to pay tribute to vidwan Parur M S Anantharaman

The family members and sishyas of late violin vidwan Parur M S Anantharaman who passed away recently in Mylapore will pay a musical ode to this artiste and guru. It will take place on March 3 from 7.30 am onwards […]

February 20, 2018

Tributes: R. Suja, N. Madhava Murti, S. Rajagopalan. R. Vasudevan

R. Suja, aged 55 years, passed away on Feb 10. She hailed from Trichy and was resident of Mandaveli for the past 10 years. Suja is survived by her husband R. Ravisankar advocate, her daughter R. Shobana, son-in-law R. Balaji, […]

February 19, 2018

Obituary: Violin vidwan Parur M. S. Anantharaman

Obituary: Violin vidwan Parur M. S. Anantharaman

Well-known violinist Parur M. S. Anantharaman, a resident of Mylapore passed away early on Monday morning ( Feb. 19). He lived on Sri Apparswamy Koil Street, Mylapore. He was in his 90s and was restricted to his home the past […]

February 16, 2018

Tribute: S. M. Isaac, World War II veteran

S. M. Isaac, aged 95, passed away on Feb. 5 at his residence at Lazarus Church Road, Mandavelipakkam. He was a veteran of World War II and a retired registrar, Government of Tamil Nadu. He was well-known in San Thome, […]

February 15, 2018

Tribute Dr. Sarojini Raman

Well – known paediatrician Dr. Sarojini Raman passed away on Feb. 6. She was a resident of Mylapore. Sarojini was born in Chennai in 1930, and lived in a joint family with her maternal grandfather Dr. Seethapathy Iyer, a very popular general practitioner, during her […]

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