Renowned Ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas has passed away

Renowned Ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas has passed away at the age of 72 after a prolonged illness. The veteran artist breathed his last on February 26, as confirmed by his family. According to reports, Udhas had been battling cancer for several months.

In a statement released by the family, they expressed profound sorrow and confirmed the demise of Padmashri Pankaj Udhas. The statement read, “With heavy hearts, we inform you of the sad demise of Padmashri Pankaj Udhas on February 26 due to a prolonged illness.”

The singer passed away at 11 AM at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital. It is reported that he had been diagnosed with cancer some months ago and had refrained from meeting anyone during his illness.

Pankaj Udhas, known for his soulful renditions of Ghazals, had captivated audiences worldwide with his melodious voice and profound lyrics. His contributions to the world of music earned him accolades and widespread admiration over the years.

The news of his demise has left the music fraternity and fans mourning the loss of a true maestro. Tributes poured in from across the industry, with many remembering his exceptional talent and the timeless beauty of his compositions.

The last rites of Pankaj Udhas will be conducted on Tuesday, February 27, as per his family’s wishes.

Nayaab Udhas, the daughter of the late singer, also took to social media to share the news of her father’s passing, further extending the reach of the somber news to fans and well-wishers.

Pankaj Udhas leaves behind a rich legacy of music that will continue to resonate with generations to come. His soulful voice and poetic expression have etched a permanent place in the hearts of music lovers worldwide. While his physical presence may have departed, his music will forever remain immortal, serving as a source of solace and inspiration to countless admirers.

As the music world mourns the loss of one of its most cherished voices, Pankaj Udhas’ memory will continue to be celebrated through his timeless melodies and the enduring impact he has left on the world of Ghazal music
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