‘Singer Bamba Bakya passes away,(RIP)

Popular vocalist Bamba Bakya, noted for having sang multiple chart-topping songs, passed away on the evening of September 1st, shocking the Tamil cinema industry. He was 49. The vocalist had performed the beginning verses of various popular songs, including the newly released “Ponni Nadhi” from Mani Ratnam’s impending masterpiece Ponniyin Selvan. Bamba Bakya was well-known for performing religious songs before singing movie tunes.

Despite going by Bhakkiyaraj, the singer was better known as Bamba Bakya in the Tamil music community. According to reports, Bamba Bakya claimed in interviews that the prefix Bamba stayed when music supervisor AR Rahman ordered him to sing like South African musician Bamba for the movie 2.0. Bamba Bakya, who reportedly complained of chest trouble, was admitted to the hospital and eventually died on Thursday night.


The vocalist is well-known for songs like “Pullinangal” from Rajinikanth’s 2.0 and “Simtangaran” from Vijay’s Sarkar, among others. There have been several expressions of sympathy for Bamba Bakya’s passing from the Tamil cinema community. “Really heartbroken by the tragic death of Bamba Bakiya,” actor Karthi tweeted. I fervently hope that his loved ones will be able to deal with this immense loss. On Twitter, the actor Shanthanu Baghyaraj also sent his sympathies. Loved his voice, he tweeted. gone too quickly

It’s surprising, tweeted Vivek, who collaborated with him on the song “Simtaangaran” from Sarkar. A wonderful vocalist has passed away. Our ears will always hear Pullinangal. It’s a unique experience working with him at Kaalame n Simtangaran. My heart goes out to @arrahman sir and his family. Rest in peace, brother @bambabakya #bambabakya, wrote music composer Santhosh Dhayanidhi in homage. gone too quickly… Khatija Rahman, the daughter of AR Rahman, also shared her sorrow on Instagram, writing: “Brother, rest in peace. I can’t believe you’re gone. Such a fantastic individual and musician.


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