Veteran playback singer V. Ramakrishna passed away undergoing treatment for cancer , He breathed his last on Wednesday at his residence here. He was 68. He is survived his wife Jyothi, son Sai Kiran, a popular Telugu actor and daughter Lekha.
Ramakrishna is nephew of popular playback singer P. Susheela, He idolised legendary singer Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao. He made his debut in 1972 with Telugu songs “Vayase Oka Poola Thota” from “Vichitra Bandham”. He sang over 5000 songs in all south indian languages.His last rites will be performed on Thursday.