Emotional scenes were witnessed at Chithra’s house at Virugambakkam in Chennai Friday, when the body of Nandana, daughter of the popular playback singer, who drowned in a swimming pool at a villa in Dubai Thursday, was brought there.
Ilayaraja, Ganesh, Sreekumaran Thampi, S P Balasubramaniam, S Janaki, P Suseela, , Mano, S P Shylaja, Sharath, Rajamani, Sujatha, actor Ajith accompanied by wife Shalini and sportsperson Shiny Wilson visited Chithra’s house.
Chithra’s fans lined up the entire stretch from Dasarathapuram to AVM studios while the body was being taken in a slow-moving convoy. Hundreds threw flowers and paid their last respects in silence.
The award-winning singer was in Dubai with family to take part in a musical event at Sharjah Cricket Stadium when her only child, eight-year-old Nandana slipped into a swimming pool and drowned at the upmarket Emirates Hills, a gated community.
Nandana was born to Chithra and her husband Vijayashankar after nearly 15 years of marriage.