On Monday, 82-year-old veteran singer Bhupinder Singh passed away. The musician, well-known for songs like “Dil Dhoondta Hai” and “Hothon Pe Aise Baat,” among many others, passed away at a Mumbai hospital.
On social media, Bollywood celebrities and musicians shared their sorrow at the passing of the iconic vocalist.
Actor Ajay Devgn took to his Twitter and wrote, “Deeply saddened about the demise of Bhupinder Singh Ji. His voice brought joy to millions and had a uniqueness. Condolences to his family. RIP Bhupinder Ji. Shaanti.”
Actor Nikhil Dwivedi took to his social media handle and wrote, “#BhupinderSingh, Thank You for educating us in the finer difference of a mere voice & a voice with a Soul! Also, Thank You for some of the Best Guitar Riffs ever composed in Indian Film Music. Rest in Glory!! You were so so unique.”
Singer Vishal Dadlani also expressed his grief and shared, “In memoriam #BhupinderSingh Ji. A with a voice from a gentler time. Tragically poetic that he should follow Lataji, as he did so beautifully in the song #NaamGumJaayega composed by #RDBurman and written by Gulzarsaab. Unki awaaz hi pehchaan hai, aur hamesha yaad rahegi.”
Singer Bhupinder Singh died from a heart attack, according to his wife, Mitali Singh. He had spent the previous ten days receiving treatment in the hospital for several health issues.