Popular Playback singer Sangeetha Sajith passes away. She was 46. she has sung around 200 songs in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films, and died on Sunday at her sister’s house. Sangeetha has been suffering from kidney-related ailments and was under treatment.
However, her condition worsened and she died around 3:00 AM on Sunday. She had expertise in Carnatic music and made her debut through the Tamil film Naalaiya Theerp. Her song ‘Thanneerai Kathalikkum’ in the Tamil film Mr Romeo, composed by AR Rahman was a big hit.
The songs in Malayalam films, ‘Alare Govinda’ of Kakkuyil, ‘Ambilipoovattam’ in Enn Swantham Janakykutty and ‘Dhum Dhum Dhum Dhurayatho’ are some of her popular hits. She has done many stages shows too, both in India and abroad.
Her last song in Malayalam was the theme song of the movie Kuruthi. During a rendition, former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa had gifted the 10 sovereign gold chains she was wearing, as an honour.