A.R. Rahman prayed for Nhaveen's recovery

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  • Thursday, 15 Jun 2017

PETALING JAYA: Just hours before T. Nhaveen died on Thursday, his idol, Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman sent him a message on Twitter praying for his recovery.  

“Dear Nhaveen, prayers & love for a speedy recovery. Let all acts of savagery end & people come to senses. Peace!” the Indian Grammy Award winner said in a tweet that was accompanied by a screenshot of a news item on the battered teenager.  

Nhaveen, 18, died at the Penang Hospital at 5.31pm Thursday after being savagely beaten.

He was found unconscious at around midnight last Saturday at a field in Jalan Kaki Bukit in Bukit Gelugor.  

Nhaveen, who was also sodomised and burnt on his back, suffered internal bleeding in his head and abdomen.  

According to a news report, Nhaveen had dreamt of becoming a composer like Rahman and was set to study music composing at a college in Kuala Lumpur.


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