Archive for the Obituaries Category

June 5, 2020

Renowned Bharathanatyam exponent Dr. Subhashini Chandrasekaran passes away

Renowned Bharathanatyam exponent Dr. Subhashini Chandrasekaran passes away

Renowned Bharathanatyam exponent Dr Subhashini Chandrasekaran, a Mylapore resident passed away on June 4, falling to the virus. Writing a tribute on social media, G. Venkata Raman says, ‘If one needed an example of commitment, one could find it in […]

May 30, 2020

Wheels India chairman and ex-chairman of Sankara Netralaya pay tribute to ‘dear friend Raghupathy’

Wheels India chairman and ex-chairman of Sankara Netralaya pay tribute to 'dear friend Raghupathy'

S. Ram, chairman, Wheels India Ltd., and director, Sundaram Finance Ltd., ( seen in the photo here) says that the news of the passing away of his close family friend of  seven decades, R. Raghupathy came as too much of […]

May 30, 2020

Tribute: R. Raghupathy

Tribute: R. Raghupathy

R. Raghupathy, retired manager of Hindustan Levers – Ponds Ltd and longtime resident of Luz Church Road passed away in a city hospital on Friday night. He had contracted the corona virus. His wife is Prof Sudharani Raghupathy, leading Bharatanatyam […]

May 29, 2020

Tribute: Carnatic music artiste and guru Jaya Krishnan

Tribute: Carnatic music artiste and guru Jaya Krishnan

Carnatic music artiste and guru Jaya Krishnan, a resident of St Marys Road for over four decades passed away on May 26. The end came at the Karpagam Gardens home of her son, Bharath Kumar, former Tamil Nadu Ranji trophy […]

May 27, 2020

CIT Colony’s popular streetside tailor passes away: he walked many miles to be at his post in lockdown times

CIT Colony's popular streetside tailor passes away: he walked many miles to be at his post in lockdown times

Mylapore’s famed street-side tailor who offered his skills in CIT Colony has passed away. Residents here say he had a heart attack on May 24. The day after his death, those who came to his space on the pavement to […]

May 27, 2020

Tribute: R. Badrinarayanan

Tribute: R. Badrinarayanan

R. Badrinarayanan (73), a former senior officer of Bank of India , passed away May 17 , due to a massive heart attack. He had been a resident of Subramaniam Street, Abiramapuram for the past 40 odd years. Badrinarayanan was an alumnus […]

May 24, 2020

Tribute: Justice V. Ratnam

Justice V. Ratnam, a retired judge of the Madras High Court and retired Chief Justice of the Himachal High Court, passed away at about 10 am on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at his residence at Vedantha Desigar Swamy Street (Pelathope), […]

May 23, 2020

Justice V. Ratnam passes away; legal luminary

Justice V. Ratnam, retired judge of the Madras High Court and Chief Justice of the Himachal High Court passed away this morning ( May 23) at his residence at Pelathope, Mylapore.   He was a legal luminary with a sharp […]

May 21, 2020

Tribute: Jean Lazarus of R. A. Puram

Tribute: Jean Lazarus of R. A. Puram

Jean Lazarus of Periyapalli Street in R. A. Puram passed away on May 18 and the funeral took place at the Our Lady of Guidance Church and the burial at Chennai Corporation cemetery on St. Mary’s Road. Ill for some […]

May 21, 2020

Tribute: senior advocate S. V. Jayaraman

Senior advocate and Mylaporean, S. V. Jayaraman passed away early on May 11. He had been ill for sometime. Born April 23, 1936, he had his school and legal education in Bangalore and enrolled at the Karnataka Bar in 1958. He […]

May 18, 2020

Tributes from across the world for Mylapore’s famed photographer

C S Balachandra Raju, owner of the famed Sathyam Studio, Mylapore passed away earlier in May. These are a selection of the numerous tributes that people paid following his demise. Mangalam Vaidyanathan; When we lived in the house this photographer’s […]

May 16, 2020

Tribute: Santhosh Sivaram of ‘Lucky Ganesha’

Tribute: Santhosh Sivaram of 'Lucky Ganesha'

Santhosh Sivaram and Lucky Ganesha were more two sides of one coin. The man and his products, glass blown miniature images, mostly of lord Ganesha. This resident of Alwarpet passed away on May 8. Peacefully at night, his family said […]

May 13, 2020

MLA pays tribute to iconic photographer of Mylapore

MLA pays tribute to iconic photographer of Mylapore

This is a tribute that Mylapore MLA, R. Nataraj paid to senior photographer and Mylapore icon Balachandra Raju of Sathyam Studio who passed away this week. Sathyam Studios is an unforgettable place, a part and parcel of every event in […]

May 12, 2020

People pay tribute to senior advocate S. V. Jayaraman

Senior advocate S V Jayaraman passed away on May 11. Here are some tributes paid by people close to the family. C R Bhagavan writes – Although he was my co-brother, he was like elder brother, giving me some solutions […]

May 12, 2020

Tribute: C. S. Balachandra Raju, Mylapore’s grand old photographer

Tribute: C. S. Balachandra Raju, Mylapore's grand old photographer

C. S. Balachandra Raju, the well-known photographer of Mylapore, is no more. He passed away on Sunday, May 10. Raju was the man behind the iconic Sathyam Studio, located in a nook off R K Mutt Road alongside the Thirumayilai […]

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