All India Radio’s first Tamil newsreader Saroj Narayanaswamy passes away | All india radio news reader Saroj Narayan swamy died

Mumbai: Popular newsreader Saroj Narayanaswamy passed away today due to ill health. He is 87 years old.

This Saroj Narayanaswamy owns the voice that captivated Tamils ​​in the 1980s and 90s on Akasawani Radio News. Many Tamils ​​know about world events through his voice which is heard every morning at 7.15 am on Aagasvani radio. Saroj Narayanaswamy was born in Thanjavur, the rice capital of Tamil Nadu, and educated and brought up in Mumbai, the commercial capital of India.

Saroj Narayanaswamy, who holds a bachelor’s degree in English, is also well-versed in his mother tongue, Tamil. After marriage, he joined radio work and moved from Mumbai to Delhi. A role model for many women, she has interviewed former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi, Morarji Desai, Narasimha Rao and others.

Saroj Narayanaswamy, who joined the radio service in 1962, has about 35 years of experience as a Tamil newsreader. He also holds the distinction of being the first Tamil newsreader of All India Radio.

In 2008, the Tamil Nadu government honored him with the Kalaimamani Award in recognition of his achievements in broadcasting. After retirement, he was living in Mumbai, the city where he grew up and passed away today.


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