Padma Shri Ghazal Singer Pankaj Udhas Passes Away At 72, Sonu Nigam Mourns “Lost Part Of Childhood,”

May he rest in peace!
Padma Shri Ghazal Singer Pankaj Udhas Passes Away At 72, Sonu Nigam Mourns “Lost Part Of Childhood,”

In a somber moment for the world of music, renowned ghazal singer and Padma Shri awardee, Pankaj Udhas, bid his final adieu at the age of 72. The Udhas family, in a heartfelt announcement, informed fans and admirers about the sad demise of the veteran artist, citing a prolonged illness as the cause. Here’s what the official statement by the family read.

 

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The official statement, released by the family, conveyed the heavy-hearted news, expressing, that with a very heavy heart, they are saddened to inform of the sad demise of Padmashri Pankaj Udhas on 26th February 2024 due to a prolonged illness. The announcement marked the end of an era in the world of ghazals, leaving a void that resonates through the realms of music. Pankaj Udhas, known for his soul-stirring renditions and timeless contributions to the world of Indian music, was not merely an artist but a cultural icon. His ghazals, delivered with unparalleled grace and emotion, had a profound impact on generations of music enthusiasts.

 

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The post on Instagram was flooded with comments by his fans mourning his loss. Singer Sonu Nigam also took to Instagram to share how saddened he is by Pankaj Udhas’ death and posted a photo of the late singer with the caption that said one of the most important part of his childhood is lost today, and he will miss him forever. He also mentioned that his heart cries knowing that he is no more and thanked him for being here.

 

 

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Pankaj Udhas was 72 years of age when he passed away and the illness behind his death is still not known.

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