Kamahl announces separation from his wife after 55 years together

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Australian singer Kamahl has separate by his wife Sahodra.

The 87-year-old shared the sad news in an interview with New idea today, but “pray it will be a temporary split”.

“My beautiful wife, Sahodra, and I were together for 55 years before we quietly parted ways earlier this year,” he said. “We stay close. Thankfully, things are convivial – we see each other regularly. He still cooks me his incredibly delicious lamb shanks every fortnight.”

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Australian singer Kamahl has separated from his wife Sahodra. (Getty)

The “Sounds of Goodbye” singer told the outlet that the pressures of fame contributed to their separation, which he believes would be coming a long time ago.

“I think I took Sahodra’s kindness for granted. In hindsight, I should have given her more hugs,” said the Malaysian-born entertainer.

“She really is the wind under my wings. Now I realize that I was probably not the most attentive husband,” she added. “Fame can do that, it can distract from what really matters, and that’s family. But I keep it all crossed, we can get through this tough time, as she really is my everything.”

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He now lives alone after the couple sold the house last year. (Thread image)

Kamahl and Sahodra sold their long-standing home last year and now lives alone in a country club on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

The couple married on June 29, 1966 and welcomed two children during their marriage: Rajan, 52, and Rani, 50. They also have a granddaughter, Isabelle Flynn.

The Hey, hey, it’s Saturday star has been in the entertainment industry for more than 50 years. He is currently working with author Keith Cameron on a book to call, The kindness of strangers.

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