Rahman pays tribute to Malaysia Vasudevan

February 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Ace composer A.R. Rahman expressed his condolences after hearing of the demise of playback singer Malaysia Vasudevan. Vasudevan died Sunday afternoon at a private hospital in Chennai. He was 66.

“Malaysia Vasudevan Sir, Rest In Peace… You were one of the few who believed in me and gave me my first break as a music producer for the album ‘Disco Disco’ in 1987 (sic),” Rahman posted on his Twitter page.

The Malaysia-born Vasudeven devoted over three decades of his life to Tamil movies, not just as a singer, but an as an actor too.

His big break came in the movie “16 Vayathiniley” in which the song “Aattukutti Muttaiyittu”, tuned by Ilayaraja, was a big hit.

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