Archive for the Obituaries Category

August 16, 2019

Former India cricketer, coach and commentator V. B. Chandrasekhar passes away

Former India cricketer, coach and commentator V. B. Chandrasekhar passes away

V. B. Chandrasekhar, former TN and India cricketer who resided in Mylapore passed away on Thursday evening. Early news on social media said he had a cardiac arrest but later, it was confirmed that the 57-year-old had committed suicide at […]

August 8, 2019

Obituaries: V. Gopal, S. Meenakshi

V. Gopal  passed away on  July 21 at the age of 88. He was a longtime resident of Mylapore, residing in Bheemana Garden Street, Thiagarajapuram and Alamelumangapuram. He was an engineer and contractor by profession. He is survived by his wife, two sons […]

July 25, 2019

Business journalist-editor C. R. L. Narasimhan passes away

Business journalist-editor C. R. L. Narasimhan passes away

C. R. L.Narasimhan, 71 years and retired associate editor of ‘The Hindu’ newspaper passed away on July 24. He was a resident of Alwarpet. Narasimham worked for State Bank of India group before moving into journalism as a writer on […]

July 8, 2019

R. Ramakrishnan, chairman of Madras Race Club and former AIADMK MP passes away. Funeral today.

R. Ramakrishnan, chairman of Madras Race Club and former AIADMK MP passes away. Funeral today.

R. Ramakrishnan, chairman of Madras Race Club passed away on Sunday, July 7. He was 73 and a resident of Seethammal Colony, Alwarpet. The funeral is scheduled for July 8 noon Known to friends as RK, he was also a […]

June 14, 2019

Rex Fashions’ Ramesh passes away

Rex Fashions' Ramesh passes away

P. Ramesh Kumar of Rex Fashions passed away on June 5: he suffered a heart attack. Ramesh was part of the family of this wellknown clothing retailers in Mylapore. The second of the five Rex Fashions brothers, he was popular among both […]

June 11, 2019

Wellknown playwright and theatreperson ‘Crazy’ Mohan passes away: funeral on Tuesday

Wellknown playwright and theatreperson 'Crazy' Mohan passes away: funeral on Tuesday

Wellknown playwright, theatreperson and film scriptwriter ‘Crazy’ Mohan passed away on June 10 after suffering a heart attack in the morning. He was rushed to Kauvery Hospital, Alwarpet after the attack and medical efforts failed. He was 66. The body […]

June 3, 2019

Senior cricket coach, P. K. Dharmalingam passes away

Senior cricket coach, P. K. Dharmalingam passes away

P. K. Dharmalingam, one of Tamil Nadu’s finest and respected cricket coaches passed away on June 2. He lived in Mylapore. He was 84. The funeral is on June 4, 2 pm. Dharmalingam was known to many generations of state […]

April 29, 2019

Retired High Court judge K. Shanmukham, passes away

Retired High Court judge K. Shanmukham, passes away

K. Shanmukham, retired justice, High Court of Madras passed away on April 5. He was 94 years old and a resident of Mylapore. He was revered for his honesty, unbreakable character and speedy judgments. Even after retirement, he authored many law […]

April 29, 2019

Senior advocate M. Venkatachalapathy passes away

M. Venkatachalapathy,passed away on April 2. He was a senior advocate and a resident of San Thome for more than 25 years. He was the past president of the Madras Bar Association. “He was a workaholic and enjoyed his work […]

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.

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