Sri D V Shivaramayya, a leading Yakshagana organiser passed away at his residence in Dombe, Khandika Sagara Shimoga District. He was 74. A dedicated Yakshagana patron, especially towards the Talamaddale form of Yakshagana.
D V S was the chief of the Thripuranthakeswara Yakshgana Sangha at Village Shirivante Sagara. He made the Shrivanthe Temple a pilgrim centre for Talamaddale. He worked for over 3 decades as the organiser of the Chaturmasya Yakhe Uday Kalavidaru hagana series there.
He was an able theater actor active with the the Udaya Kalavidaru Sagara. A friendly, fine gentleman and a committed art connoisseur DVS will be remembered long.