Sreenivasan died in a private hospital in Chennai at around 9.30 am today due to prolonged illness.
Sreenivasan was born on 28th February 1969 in West Godavari District of Andhra.
His father, Sathyanarayanan was also a famous Mandolin expert. His brother Rajesh is also into music composing and instrument playing.
Sreenivasan was conferred with Padma Shri, Sangeeth Rathna, Sangeeth Bala Baskara, Rajiv Gandhi National Award and lot many more.
He served as Asthaana Vidhvaan for Tamil Nadu state.
Sreenivas married Sree, an IAS officer’s daughter on 19 November, 1994 but she has been living away with their son for the last 18 years. Only by 2012, he got divorce from his wife and court condemned her by saying that she has done cruelty to him as she used to humiliate him in public on several occasions.