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Pankaj Udhas Passes Away

Veteran Ghazal maestro was 72

Veteran Ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas passed away at the age of 73 following prolonged illness.

Taking to Instagram, the legendary crooner’s daughter Nayaab Udhas released a statement, which read: “With a very heavy heart, we are saddened to inform you of the sad demise of Padmashri Pankaj Udhas on 26th February due to a prolonged illness. Udhas family.”

Udhas had been suffering from an undisclosed illness and was admitted in Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai, where he breathed his last on February 26.

Ghazal maestro Udhas changed into extensively hailed for his iconic renditions, along with Chitthi Aayi Hai, Aur Aahista Kijiye Baatein, Chandi Jaisa Rang Hai Tera, and Na Kajre Ki Dhar.

The Padma Shri winner was born on may additionally 17, 1951, in Gujarat. He rose to reputation inside the Nineteen Eighties and Nineteen Nineties and ruled the ghazal photograph in India for the relaxation of his existence.

Udhas took domestic distinguished accolades throughout his celebrated ghazal career, the highlight being the Padma Shri, the fourth-maximum civilian award of the Republic of India.

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