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Veteran Telugu playback singer V Ramakrishna died

Jul 18, 2015 09:07 IST

Veteran Telugu playback singer V Ramakrishna passed away on 15 July 2015 after battling cancer. He was 68. He is survived by wife, a daughter and a son.

Born in 1947, Ramakrishna sang about 5000 songs in a career spanning nearly four decades. He had done huge hit songs in films like Andala Ramudu, Alluri Sitarama Raju and Mutyala Muggu.

He made his singing debut in 1972 with the Telugu song Vayase Oka Poolathota from the movie Vichitra Bandham. He was also popular for a number of devotional songs that he sang.

He was also famously known for signing many memorable songs for legendary NT Rama Rao and other top stars. His songs in NT Rama Rao's Pothuluri Veerabrahmendra Swamy Charitra were a runaway success.

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