Renowned Sungama Sangeetha and Gamaka artiste Chandrashekar Kedilaya passed away on Tuesday, January 24. He was 73.
He breathed his last at a private hospital in Bharmavara where he was undergoing treatment for age-related ailments.
Kedilaya presented various light classical music and songs of well-known poets in Gamaka form.
Gamaka is an art form with its origins in Karnataka. Chandrashekar Kedlaya is an expert Gamaka artist i.e. Gamaki.
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Kedilaya has served as the lecturer at the Kannada department of Canara High School, Dongarakeri