Mon, Aug 17, 2015, 08:36 AM
Prominent mridangam player Mahadev Laxminarayana Raju passed away in Vijayawada on Saturday night. He had been suffering with ill-health for the past few years. Mahadev Laxminarayana Raju performed thousands of concerts in India and also in 15 countries. Laxminarayana Raju has participated in concerts along with Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna, Mandolin Shrinivas and Nedurumalli Krishnamacharyulu. He also took part in jugulbandi with well-known Tabla player Zakir Hussain.