Popular Malayalam singer and Bigg Boss fame Somadas (aka) Somadas Chathannoor passed away in Kerala due to Covid-19 complications. According to reports, the talented singer was under treatment at Government Medical College Hospital, Kollam after he faced certain complications due to Covid-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus. Though Somadas tested negative and recovered from the virus, it affected his kidneys and other body parts. Around 3 AM on Sunday (January 31), Somadas Chathannoor died due to a cardiac arrest. He was 42 years old when he breathed his last. Somadas' untimely demise has come as a shocker for the music industry and Somadas' fans across Kerala.

Somadas is one of the most loved personalities in Kerala. Former Bigg Boss contestant, Arya who took part along with Somadas in the second season of the show, took to her official Instagram page to share a heartfelt note.

Talking about Somadas' death, Arya wrote, "Can’t believe we just had so much fun together shooting for the last episode of Start Music just few days back . It’s gonna be so painful to watch that episode nte ponnu Somu..💔 Such an innocent soul... THANK YOU FOR ALL THOSE BEAUTIFUL SONGS YOU KEPT SINGING FOR US AND OUR KIDS WHILE IN THE Bb house... thank you for all those innocent smile you threw which we couldn’t resist. may you be at peace wherever you are my dear.... kannaana kanneeee... kannaaana kannneeee... won’t be able to listen to this song without an ache in the heart .... I guess our plans will have to wait Somu... until I join you up there someday.... Rest In Peace you beautiful soul.... 🖤".

For the unversed, Somadas Chathannoor shot to fame through the reality show, Idea Star Singer: Season 3 in 2008 and he was a semi-finalist in the show. Later, he also took part in the second season of Bigg Boss: Malayalam, but unfortunately he couldn't continue in the show. Somadas had walked out of the Bigg Boss house in the first two weeks after his health deteriorated. He was said to be diagnosed with high sugar, cholesterol, and BP levels after which he walked out of the Bigg Boss house for further medical treatments.

Somadas will be remembered among the audience for his beautiful rendition of songs like Uruguthey and Kannaana Kanney in Bigg Boss. He has also sung in movies like Annara Kannanum Thannalayathu, Mr Perfect, and Mannankattayum Kariyilayum. Somadas Chathannoor is survived by his wife and two children. The funeral will take place today (January 31) afternoon at his residence in Chathannur. Let us pray for the departed soul to rest in peace.


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