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Legendary Bollywood singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

Mumbai:27/11/18: Legendary Bollywood singer Mohammad Aziz, who has also rendered his voice for many Odia bhajans and modern songs, died on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest. He was 64.The legendary singer breathed his last in Nanavati Hospital. Aziz saab has been a big fan of Mohammad Rafi. He started his career in Kolkata and later moved to Mumbai. The first film he did was the Bengali film Jyoti. He later moved to Mumbai in 1984 and his first Hindi film was Amber. He has sung some of the biggest hits of the 80s and early 90s.

He was born on July 2, 1954, in Ashok Nagar in West Bengal. His song ‘Aap Ke Aa Jane Se’ from movie Khudgarz was a huge hit among the people.

His secretary Bablu told that his program on Monday night was in Kolkata. On Tuesday afternoon, when he arrived at the Mumbai airport, his health worsened.

After sitting in the cab, he told the driver I am not feeling well. Then they were taken to Nanavati Hospital where doctors told them they had come to a heart attack and they were declared dead.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed grief over the death of legendary Bollywood playback singer Mohammed Aziz in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Aziz, who rendered his voice for many Odia bhajans and modern songs, died at Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai following a cardiac arrest. He was 64.

Taking to microblogging site Twitter, the Chief Minister wrote, “Saddened by the passing away of legendary Bollywood playback singer #MohammedAziz. His mellifluous voice will always remain etched in millions of music lovers’ heart. May his soul rest in peace.”

 

 

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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