Chennai: Music composer from Kerala Reghu Kumar (60) passed away at a private hospital in Chennai due to liver ailments on Thursday morning. He was undergoing treatment at the hospital for a week.
He is survived by his wife Bhavani and children Bhavana and Bavita. The last rites will take place on Friday morning in Chennai.
Born into a prominent family at Kozhikode in Kerala on July 13, 1953, Kumar started training in Indian classical music with Carnatic vocal at an early age under the tutelage of Guru G.S.Sreekrishnan.
Reghu Kumar composed music for more than 108 songs in about 30 films. He has done about 10 albums of 80 songs.