Dewas (MP): Renowned vocalist Vasundhara Komkali passed away after a brief illness at her residence here. She was 85.
Komkali suffered a heart attack and later died at her residence here yesterday, family sources said.
The noted vocalist was married to eminent Hindustani classical singer late Pandit Kumar Gandharv.
She is survived by daughter Kalapini Komkali, who is also a noted vocalist. Vasundhara received a number of awards, including the Padmashri.
Her last rites were performed today in Dewas, family sources said. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed profound grief over Komkali's death.