Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Obituary - UB Bellakki, Ex- Akashvani officer and father of CU Bellaki retired SD AIR Dharwad expires
Shri UB Bellakki, former Programme officer of Akashvani and father of CU Bellaki, retired Station Director, Akashvani Dharwad has passed away on 20.08.2016. He was 90. Shri UB Bellaki had joined AIR as programme Secretary and retired as PEx. He served at All India Radio for over 36 years at Bhadrawati, Bangluru and Dharwad. He was a veteran broadcaster and had interviewed personalities like Balraj Sahani, General Bewoor, then army chief, Ajit Wadekar and Prakash Padukone.
Shri UB Bellaki was a great musicologist and had close relations with veteran musicians like Pandit Mallikarjun Mansoor, Pandit Basavraj Rajgurau and Vidushi Gangubai Hangal.
PB Parivar condoles the demise of Shri UB bellakki and prays to the almighty for peace of departed soul. His son CU Bellakki, retired SD AIR Dharwad can be contacted on 08362744080.