Padma Shri, Pankaj Udhas Died at Age 72

Pankaj Udhas Died
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Indian ghazal and playback singer known for his works in Hindi cinema, and Indian pop, Pankaj Udhas died at the age of 72.

His daughter shared the news via Instagram with the emotional written post, “With a very heavy heart, we are saddened to inform you of the sa demise of Padmashri Pankaj Udhas on 26th Feb 2024, due to a prolonged illness”

He began his profession with the release of a ghazal album titled Aahat in 1980 and subsequently recorded many hits like Mukarar in 1981, Tarrannum in 1982, Mehfil in 1983, Pankaj Udhas Live at Royal Albert Hall in 1984, Nayaab in 1985 and Aafreen in 1986. 

He did playback singing for many Hindi films after that. Albums and live concerts around the globe brought him fame as a singer. In 2006, Pankaj Udhas was awarded Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award.

Indian Ghazal and Playback Singer, Pankaj Udhas Died at Age 72

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