• Tue. Apr 16th, 2024

Veteran Ghazal Singer Pankaj Udhas Passes Away At 72

Veteran Ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas passes away on February 26 at 11 AM. His family members confirmed it.

He was 72.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the passing of Ghazal maestro Pankaj Udhas. PM Modi posted on X, “We mourn the loss of Pankaj Udhas Ji, whose singing conveyed a range of emotions and whose Ghazals spoke directly to the soul. He was a beacon of Indian music, whose melodies transcended generations. I recall my various interactions with him over the years. His departure leaves a void in the music world that can never be filled. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik posted on X, ” Deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of renowned Ghazal singer #PankajUdhas. His soothing voice and emotive renditions touched the hearts of millions. Legacy of the legendary singer will continue to resonate with fans and music enthusiasts for time to come. My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family and friends.

 

In 2006, Pankaj Udhas was awarded India’s fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri.

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