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Name: Santhan
DOB: December 20,1960
Birth Place: Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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Became a thorough professional with the movie (1970).


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Full Biography of Singer Santhan

Singer Santhan was the chief singer of liberation struggle songs during the LTTE Period.  He excelled himself not only in Singing but also in acting. He was greatly felicitated for his acting in the Arichchanthra Mayana Kandam. His artistic life commenced with a chance he got for singing Maruthamalai Mamaniye Murugaiah at the Kathiresan Temple at Cheddi Theru.

He joined the Kannan Music Group in 1977 and later started his own group Santhan Music Group. He had sung hundreds of songs during the Tamil Eelam Liberation struggle, especially the commemorative songs for the Maveerars. The song “Intha mann engalin Sontha Mann” (Itha Maan Engalin Sontha Maan: "இந்த மண் எண்களின் சொந்த மண்") is the most popular song he had sung.

Surrendered to the Army at the end of the Sri Lankan Civil war 2009, he  was released by the Army in a mentally and physically debilitated state.  However he revived his activities in the music sector singing devotional songs.

The popular Tamil Eelam singer of the LTTE era, S.J.Santhan Santhan died of double kidney failure on February 26, 2017, while being treated at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital (Tamil Eelam), the Director of the JTH, Dr.T.Sathiyamoorthy said.  He was 57 years old when he passed away.

His loss will be an irreplaceable void in the music world of motherland. His body was kept at the Inpam Hall, Jaffna from 6p.m. to 11.00 p.m. after which it was taken to Mankulam. His last rites will be held on Tuesday (February 28, 2017) at 2.00p.m.

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