Popular singer Vissam Ramakrishna passed away in Hyderabad at his house located in Venkatagiri, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. He was suffering from cancer for quite some time. Born on Aug, 20, 1947 to Vissam Rangasai, Ratnam couple he sang for many top stars like NTR, ANR, Krishna Sobhan Babu,Krishnam Raju and others. Some of his hits include Mahakavi Kshetrayya, Daana Veera Soora Karna, Amara Deepam, Sri Madvirat Veerabrahmendra Swami Charitra, Sri Shirdi Saibaba Mahatyam, Bali Peetham, Gunavantudu,Andala Ramudu,Tata Manavadu,Bhakta Tukaram,Sarada, Bhakta Kannappa,Krishnaveni,Alluri Seetharama Raju,Karunamayudu etc. He was related to popular singer Suseela and he got trained in carnatic music under erstwhile Nedunuri Krishnamurthy. Ramakrishna entered into films inspired by legendary singer Ghantasala and sang 5000 songs in 200 films.
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