Singer Bhupinder Singh dies at 82 in Mumbai

by Jul 19, 2022Bollywood0 comments

From PM Modi to Ajay Devgn, all paid tribute.

Mumbai: Ghazal singer Bhupinder Singh, known for songs like ‘Naam Gum Jayega’ and ‘Dil Dhoonta Hai’, died at a Mumbai hospital on Monday night. His wife Mithali Singh gave this information. He was 82 years old. During his decades-long journey in the film industry, the singer became best known for songs like “Do Diwane Shehar Mein”, “Ek Akela is Shehar Mein”, “Thodi Si Zameen Thoda Aasman”, “Duniya Chhute Yaar Na Chute ” and “Karoge Yaad Toh”, among others.

On Twitter, Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan tweeted, “Deeply saddened by Bhupinder Ji’s death. His voice brought joy to millions and had a different depth. Prayers for his family. QEPD Bhupendra G. om Shanti.”

On Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi writes I am saddened by the death of Shri Bhupinder Singh Ji, who provided memorable songs for decades. His work influenced many people. My condolences & prayers are with his family & fans at this time of grief. om Shanti.

According to the report, veteran singer Bhupinder Singh’s wife Mitali Singh said, “He was suffering from several health complications, including urinary problems for some time now.” Further, his wife told a website that he had a colon infection. also said that he died due to suspected colon cancer and COVID-19-related complications at a Mumbai hospital. The late singer’s wife Mitali Singh and son Amandeep Singh issued a statement saying, “Bhupendra Singhji went to his heavenly abode at 7:45 p.m. tonight, he was not feeling well for the last 6 months. The cremation will take place at 12.30 p.m. at Oshiwara crematorium.”

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He started his Bollywood singing debut with Chetan Anand’s 1964 directorial “Haqeeqat”, where he sang the Mohan-composed song “Hoke Majboor Mujhe Usne Bulaya Hoga” along with Mohammed Rafi, Talat Mahmood, and Manna Dey. Bhupinder Singh got his first solo song two years later with “Rut Jawan Jawan Raat Mehrbaan” in the Khayyam-composed feature film “Aakhri Khat”. In his career spanning five decades, Bhupinder Singh had worked with the biggest names in music. industry, including Mohammed Rafi, RD Burman, Madan Mohan, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Gulzar to Bappi Lahiri, among others.

Veteran singer Bhupinder Singh’s father, Professor Natha Singh, was also a great musician. Bhupendra Singh was born on February 6, 1940, in Amritsar, Punjab. In the early days of his career, Bhupendra used to give his offerings on All India Radio. He is said to have gained fame for the song ‘Woh Jo Shahar Tha’ written by Gulzar for a movie released in 1978. Bhupendra married Bengali singer Mithali Mukherjee in 1980. This couple has no children. He moved away from active playback singing in the 1980s after marrying singer Mitali. The duo regularly collaborated and produced private albums. In addition to playback singing, Bhupinder Singh was also a guitarist on several popular tracks, including “Dum Maaro Dum”, “Chura Liya Hai” and “Chingari Koi Bhadke” and “Mehbooba O Mehbooba”, among others.

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