Nithyasree Mahadevan is popular Carnatic Singer and playback singer for movies. Nithyasree’s husband Mahadevan has committed suicide by jumping into Cooum River. As Nithyasree came to know the news, she attempted suicide.
Nithyasree Mahadevan is granddaughter of popular playback singer TK Pattammal. Nithyasree Mahadeven, a Carnatic singer, has done playback singing for many movies. Through playback singing for number ‘Kannodu Kaanbathellam’ in movie ‘Jeans’, Nithyasree turned popular.
In a negative development, Nithyasree’s husband Mahadevan came in a car to the Kotturpuram Bridge, Chennai. Then he jumped from the bridge into the Cooum River and committed suicide, say the police.
The public, on witnessing this, passed on information to the police. Police rushed to the spot with fire service personnel and retrieved Mahadevan’s body. As police saw the body, they identified it as Nithyasree’s husband Mahadevan. The reason for suicide is not known.
Nithyasree, who came to know that her husband had committed suicide attempted suicide by taking poison. Relatives rushed her to the hospital. She is being given treatment in a private hospital.
The instance has created sensation in Chennai. The world of Carnatic Music is plunged in shock upon knowledge of Mahadevan’s suicide.