PIRAVOM: Playback singer T T Sainoj, 32, Thanikunnel, Kakkad near here, died at the Ernakulam Medical Trust Hospital on Sunday. He was suffering from fever and admitted to the hospital on Friday. The hospital authorities said that he had the symptoms of blood cancer.
He has sung in more than five films. He began his career with the film 'War and Love.' The famous one is ‘Enikku padanoru pattilundu oru pennu’ in the film ‘Ivar Vivahitharayal’ He was a close associate of music composer M Jayachandran.
He is survived by father Thankappan, mother Ragini, brother Shyju and sister Soorya.
The funeral will be held on the house premises at 2 pm on Monday.
Music director M Jayachandran, who rendered the music for Sainoj's super hit song "Ennikku padan oru pattillunndoru pennu" in the movie "Ivar Vivahitharayal", said that Sinoj was basically a shy person who never approached any body seeking a chance.
"I knew him from the time he won the first in Gandharva Sangeetham.
He has been working with me as a track singer. I usually meant the particular song for another singer. But Sainoj was given a chance because the other singer could not turn up," Jayachandran said.