Indians Mourn The Loss Of Legendary Singer Pankaj Udhas Who Passed Away At 72 In Mumbai

Pankaj Udhas, with his soul-stirring melodies and heartfelt lyrics, became a musical beacon for an entire generation in India. His sweet voice and poignant songs struck a chord with listeners, weaving emotions into every note. From timeless ghazals to contemporary hits, Udhas’s music transcended boundaries, creating a collective soundtrack for love, longing, and life.

However, in a piece of heartbreaking news, Pankaj Udhas has passed away after battling a prolonged illness. He was 72 years old and he took his last breath in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital.

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His daughter, Nayaab Udhas, took to social media to write, “With a very heavy heart, we are saddened to inform you of the sad demise of Padmashri Pankaj Udhas on 26th February 2024 due to a prolonged illness.”

His funeral will be held on February 27 in Mumbai.

The Padmashri recipient will be remembered for his ghazals like ‘Chandani Raat Mein’, ‘Na Kajre Ki Dhaar’, ‘Aur Ahista Kijiye Baatein, ‘Ek Taraf Uska Ghar’ and ‘Thodi Thodi Piya Karo’.

Condolences poured in from several corners of the country as people mourned the loss of one of the finest Ghazal singers the country has known. From musicians to politicians, journalists to other celebrities, many remembered him not just for his songs but also his personality. Here’s a look at some of the messages on social media:

His tunes will always remain etched in the hearts of millions, shaping a musical legacy that continues to captivate and inspire. Rest in peace, Sir!

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