|Name Raju Ananthaswamy||Role Musical composer|
|Born April 19, 1973 (1973-04-19) |
Occupation Play back Singer,vocalist,actor,folk singer
Died January 17, 2009, Bengaluru
Parents Shanta Ananthaswamy, Mysore Ananthaswamy
Movies Amrithadhare, Abhi, Kanchana Ganga, Kalasipalya, Jackpot
Similar People Mysore Ananthaswamy, C Aswath, Sangeetha Katti, Nanditha, Shamitha Malnad
Raju ananthaswamy shraddanjali sydney
Raju Ananthaswamy was a music composer and director. 'He worked on Sugama Sangeetha for more than 15 years. He was the son of vocalist Mysore Ananthaswamy. He died in 2009, at the age of 35 years.
- Raju ananthaswamy shraddanjali sydney
- Yenda yedti sung by raju ananthaswamy
- Notable performances
- Concert tours
- Original score for TV serials
- Movies (acted in)
Yenda yedti sung by raju ananthaswamy
Raju Ananthaswamy displayed musical aptitude from a young age and began playing tabla in his father’s troupe. He had his initial Tabala lessons from Vid.Gunda Shastry of Hanumantanagar,Bengaluru.In addition to tabla, he could play a variety of other musical instruments including guitar, mandolin and keyboard.
Raju’s compositions and singing style was unique as well as greatly influenced by his father, late Mysore Ananthaswamy. His songs, Krishna Yenabaarade, Madhava, Beldingal raathrili, Tunge Dadadalli, Heege ondu Raathri are milestones among his compositions and authenticate his unique style of composing. He was well known for his songs "Yaava mohana murali kareyitu" from America America and "Hottare yedbittu" from the movie, Rishi.
Raju was an artiste in All India Radio and regularly appeared on Radio City, Doordarshan, Udaya TV, Zee Kannada and ETV TV channels. He performed with his troupe all year round. He used to set aside his weekends to teach sugama sangeetha to several students. Though Raju had set to tune more than 200 poems, he enjoyed singing his father’s compositions, which he also aspired to preserve and promote, during his performances. He was able to pass these on to the younger generation as well as his many students, through his Sugama Sangeetha schools in Mysore and Bangalore.
Original score for TV serials
Movies (acted in)
Raju Ananthaswamy developed kidney complications and was admitted to Sagar Apollo Hospital, his condition deteriorated rapidly and his death was attributed to kidney failure on 17 January 2009. He was survived by his mother Shanta Ananthaswamy and three sisters.