Veteran Playback singer T. M. Sounderarajan of the Tamil Film Industry passed away at his residence in Chennai this evening.
91 years old Sounderarajan, affectionately known as TMS, was ailing for some time.
His melodious voice gave life to a galaxy of actors and thespians of the South Indian Film Industry for over six decades from 1946 to 2012 .
Besides winning Padmashree in 2003, his contribution to the Tamil films was recognised through various state, national and international awards. His demise is a great loss to the Tamil film industry.