Veteran singer Mohammed Aziz passed away in Mumbai's Nanavati Hosptial on Tuesday due to cardiac arrest. The celebrated singer was born on 2 July 1954, was an Indian playback singer in the Bollywood, Bengali and Odia film industries. As per latest reports,, Aziz breathed his last today after he was admitted to Nanavati hospital. It is also reported that the singer was in Kolkata last week and flew to Mumbai on Monday as he was not keeping well. Today, he breathed his last and his daughter Sana informed about Aziz leaving for the heavenly abode.
Mohammed Aziz has also performed stage shows in India and abroad, and has been nominated twice for best male playback singer award. Mohd. Aziz was very close to Laxmikant Pyarelal; After Laxmi-Pyare, his career went down and other music directors took to other singers such as Kumar Sanu, Udit Narayan.
One of our great singers Muhammed Aziz (Munna Aziz) sahab passes away, May his soul rest in peace, may the almighty give strength and patience to the family to bear this loss🙏#munnaaziz #MohammedAziz #music #rip pic.twitter.com/2e1uMo4vIG— Naved Jafri (@NavedJafri_BOO) November 27, 2018
Bollywood Mourns Mohammad Aziz’ Death
Bollywood celebrities and industry members expressed their shock and sadness over the singer’s demise.
Deeply Shocked and Saddened to hear of Munna Aziz da’s untimely and sudden demise ... may his beautiful soul find peace and may his family find the strength to carry on 🙏— Shaan (@singer_shaan) November 27, 2018
He had done playback singing for famous actors such as Amitabh Bachchcan, Govinda, Rishi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty and several others. In Bollywood, his duets with leading female singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhonsle, Anuradha Paudwal and Kavita Krishnamurthy are immensely popular. The popular singer has sung close to 20 thousand songs in more than 10 different Indian languages. Ha has recorded hundreds of devotional Bhajans and Sufi songs as well.