They said that her mother and a different close relative had earlier on made several calls to her which went unanswered. The two later on decided to visit and that’s when they found her dead. Shan died in her Ashok Nagar flat. Her mother is currently staying at a relative’s house in Mylapore.
The police said that Shan went to her flat once she finished a recording session and was ready to do another activity in the morning.
On Saturday, she was expected to travel to Kochi and get ready for her second marriage. Her first marriage did not work out well and she legally undertook the divorce process.
Her mother, Rani, was in Chennai at the time of her passing and they were to travel together to Kochi.
The information available is that Shan reached home at around 9.30pm. The police broke the door after Shan had been called for a long time by her mother without opening it. She was found on her bed dead.
There is nothing to indicate that it was suicide. Shan had been having health problems and was undertaking medication. That may have caused her sudden death.
The death was registered by the police as a case of unnatural death after which the body was taken to Royapettah General Hospital for postmortem.
The above provided information is according to what people close her have provided. The police have not yet identified the actual cause of the death.
The 29-year old singer and music composer was at her prime age at the time of her untimely death. The very first film is a one that became a stepping stone for her as a composer. She has had a bigger contribution to the writing of songs in Tamil and Malayalam. She is a member of “The Sound Bulb,” music band. The band, which consists of her friends, specializes in delivering live performance and recording sessions.
Shan’s personal life
Shan is the daughter of Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Rani Johnson. Her late further, Johnson, is a national award winning music director. He is well known for the outstanding work he has done in the Malayalam film industry.
The brother to Shan died in the year 2012 in a bicycle accident. This occurred only two years preceding the death of her father.
Shan is famous for singing, being a lyrist and also a music composer. She has gone ahead and carried the legacy if her father so well.
Some of her notable work is the Malayalam film “His Name is John.” ONV wrote the lyrics while other exemplary playback singers such as Srinivas, KS Chithra, Arpana Rajeev and Nikhil Mathew have also contributed their compositions to the film.
The Hindi films, Thira and Vettah were written by her.
Johnson is a trained vocalist in Western and Carnatic music. Through that knowledge, she has been able to sing a song for the films “Praise the Lord”, few tamil films and “Thira.”
The shocking news of her death leaves behind her mother.