Veteran Singer G Anand Passes Away Due To Covid-19
Chennai: Popular playback singer G Aanand passed away at the age of 67 on May 6. The veteran singer, popularly known as Swaramadhuri, breathed his last at a hospital in BN Reddy Nagar Hyderabad due to COVID-related complications.
Taking to Twitter, Tollywood Playback Singer Venu Srirangam shared the news and wrote, “Lost one more Veteran singer & Gem of a person #GAnand Garu in this pandemic. May his Noble soul Rest in Peace. Deep condolences May God give more strength to his family.. Om.Shanti(Sic).”
Senior Singer #GAnand Garu is in Very Critical condition.
He is admitted in Tirumala Hospital B.N.Reddy Nagar.
— venu_music (@venusrirangam) May 6, 2021
Born in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, Anand started his career in Chennai and made a name in the Telugu film industry after the death of Ghantasala. Anand had debuted with Amerika Ammayi in 1976 with the song Oka venuvu vinipinchenu anuraaga geethika, that went on to become a huge hit. His later songs like Dikkulu choodaku ramayya.., Vittala vittala.. too were well received. He had also sung and released several devotional albums.