Famend ghazal singer Bhupinder Singh, identified for crooning classics like “Naam Gum Jayega” and “Dil Dhoondta Hai”, died on Monday as a result of suspected colon most cancers and COVID-19-related issues at a metropolis hospital, his spouse Mitali Singh stated.
He was 82.
Throughout his decades-long journey within the movie trade, the singer got here to be greatest identified for songs like “Do Diwane Shehar Mein”, “Ek Akela is Shehar Mein”, “Thodi Si Zameen Thoda Aasman”, “Duniya Chhute Yaar Na Chhute” and “Karoge Yaad Toh”, amongst others.
Based on Mitali Singh, herself a famous singer, the veteran artist was admitted to the hospital following a urine an infection, whereby he was identified with COVID-19.
“He was admitted to the hospital eight to 10 days in the past as he had some an infection within the urine. After checks have been carried out, he examined constructive for COVID-19. He handed away at round 7.45 pm as a result of suspected colon most cancers and had COVID-19,” Mitali Singh advised PTI.
The Amritsar-born singer is survived by his Indian-Bangladeshi spouse and a son.
In his five-decade-long profession, Bhupinder Singh had labored with the largest names of the music trade, from Mohammed Rafi, RD Burman, Madan Mohan, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Gulzar to Bappi Lahiri, amongst others.
Bhupinder Singh started his profession working within the All India Radio, Delhi, as a singer and musician. Upon being noticed by composer Madan Mohan throughout one of many All India Radio events, he was known as to Mumbai.
His Bollywood singing debut was with the 1964 Chetan Anand directorial “Haqeeqat”, the place he sang the Mohan-composed monitor “Hoke Majboor Mujhe Usne Bulaya Hoga” together with Mohammed Rafi, Talat Mahmood and Manna Dey.
Bhupinder Singh bought his first solo monitor two years later with “Rut Jawan Jawan Raat Mehrbaan” within the Khayyam composed characteristic movie “Aakhri Khat”.
He moved away from lively playback singing within the Nineteen Eighties after he bought married to singer Mitali. The duo routinely collaborated and produced non-public albums.
Other than playback singing, Bhupinder Singh was additionally the guitarist on a number of standard tracks, together with “Dum Maaro Dum”, “Chura Liya Hai”, “Chingari Koi Bhadke” and “Mehbooba O Mehbooba”, amongst others.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde expressed grief over the loss of life of the famous singer and stated his voice was revered by tens of millions of music lovers.
Mr Shinde, in his condolence message, stated, “With the demise of Bhupinder Singh, now we have misplaced an artist whose voice was revered by audiences.” “His voice made a number of ghazals immortal and unforgettable. His songs will proceed to resonate within the minds of the audiences,” the CM stated.
Bollywood singers and musicians, together with Harshdeep Kaur, Ankur Tewari and Swanand Kirkire took to Twitter to mourn the loss.
Singer Harshdeep Kaur took to Twitter and wrote, “Extraordinarily unhappy information… Relaxation in Peace Bhupinder Ji. An enormous loss to the world of music.” “Oh no! RIP,” Ankur Tewari wrote.
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