Veteran playback singer, ghazal maestro and musician Bhupinder Singh, who sang scores of Bollywood numbers in his heavy bass voice, handed away right here on Monday night, his spouse and singer Mitali Singh stated.
“He was suffering from several health complications, including urinary issues since some time,” a grieving Mitali advised IANS.
The final rites of the 82-year-old singer will probably be carried out round 11 p.m. on the Oshiwara Crematorium whilst Bollywood greeted the information with shock late tonight.
Born in Amritsar and beginning his profession with All India Radio within the Nineteen Fifties, Singh is remembered for his memorable songs in movies like “Mausam”, “Satte Pe Satta”, “Ahista Ahista”, “Dooriyan”, “Haqeeqat”, and plenty of extra.
Some of his famed songs are “Hoke Majboor Mujhe, Usne Bulaya Hoga”, (with Mohammed Rafi, Talat Mehmood, Manna Dey), “Dill Dhoondhta Hai, Phir Wohi”, “Duki Pe Duki Ho Ya Satte Pe Satta,” (a number of singers), and plenty of extra.
It was the famend Bollywood music director Madan Mohan, who first recognised his singing expertise and gave him aich-needed break as a playback singer with the “Haqeeqat” movie quantity.
Later, Bhupinder Singh sung for a lot of the prime music composers in the course of the Nineteen Sixties-2000s, giving many hit songs, and likewise performed guitar and violin for a lot of songs, in addition to singing in different Indian languages.
After his marriage with Mitali Choudhary, a Bangladeshi singer nearly 45 years in the past, the singer-couple joined fingers and mixed voices to launch a sequence of musical albums of ghazals and smooth classical songs.
Other well-known songs by Bhupinder Singh embrace “Aane Se Uske Ayi Bahar” (with Rafi),
“Duniya Chhute, Yaar Na Chutte” (“Dharam Kaanta”, with Rafi, composed by Naushad Ali), “Kisi Nazar Ko Tera, Intezar Aaj Bhi Hai” (“Aitbaar”, with Asha Bhonsale, composer Bappi Lahiri).
Then there’s “Beeti Na Bitayi Raina” (“Parichay”, composer R. D. Burman), “Naam Gum Jayega” (“Kinara”, composer R. D. Burman), “Ek Akela Is Shaher Mein” (“Gharaonda”, music Jaidev), “Huzoor Is Kadar Bhi Na Itra Ke Chaliye” (Masoom – music R. D. Burman), “Kabhi Kisiko Mukammal Jahan Nahi Milta” (“Ahista Ahista”, music Khayyam), “Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana” (“Dooriyan”, music Jaidev).