Renowned singer Pankaj Udhas dies at 72 by Illness

Renowned Bollywood singer Pankaj Udhas has passed away at age72, by reportedly battling a serious illness. Stay updated on the latest news surrounding his death

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Pankaj Udhas

On Monday, February 26, the sad news broke that Pankaj Udhas, a renowned ghazal singer, had passed away. His family members confirmed the news of his demise. Pankaj Udhas was widely recognized for his exceptional singing abilities and made a significant contribution to the music industry. The impact he had on the industry will always be remembered and cherished. This loss is deeply felt by the entire industry and will leave a lasting impression.


Pankaj Udhas's death news 

Pankaj Udhas, aged 72, has sadly left us. His family has shared this news with a heavy heart. It is with great sadness that we inform you of the unfortunate passing of Padma Shri Pankaj Udhas on February 26, 2024. He succumbed to a long-standing illness, as stated by his family.

Health issues and Death reasons


According to reports, the renowned ghazal singer, known for his unforgettable melodies such as "Chitthi Aayi Hai" and "Chand Jaisa Rang Hai Tera," has sadly passed away today following an extended period of illness. The singer had been battling with a prolonged fever for quite some time.

Pankaj Udhan's journey in industry

Today, we mourn the loss of Pankaj Udhan, a celebrated and well-respected singer. Pankaj Udhan rose to fame in the world of music with his mesmerizing talent. Many first heard his captivating voice in the 1986 film "Naam" starring Sanjay Dutt, where his song "Chitthi Aayi Hai" became an instant sensation. From that point forward, Pankaj Udhan continued to release numerous albums, enchanting audiences around the globe with his soulful Ghazal performances. In addition to his singing career, he also showcased his prowess as a music composer for various movies and lent his melodious voice as a playback singer as well. Pankaj Udhan's contributions to the music industry will forever be remembered and cherished.


Honours and Achievements 

Pankaj Udhas, an exceptionally skilled vocalist, mesmerized the audience with his diverse range of singing abilities. His talent was widely acknowledged, and he received several esteemed accolades, including the Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer, the Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for Ghazal, and the Padma Shri.


The devastating news of Pankaj Udhas' demise surfaced on Monday, February 26. It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of the renowned ghazal singer, who was 72 years old at the time of his departure. His family shared this heart-wrenching news, which has left a heavy burden on their hearts. Pankaj Udhas first captured the attention of many in the 1986 film "Naam," starring Sanjay Dutt, where his mesmerizing voice graced the song "Chitthi Aayi Hai" and instantly became a sensation. Known for his exceptional vocal talent, Pankaj Udhas never failed to captivate his audience with his remarkable range and diverse singing abilities.

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