Singer Mohammed Aziz, who did playback for artists such as Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda and Rishi Kapoor, unfortunately, passed away this afternoon.
He was aged 64. “He was brought dead to the hospital at 3.17 pm. The body has left from Nanavati hospital for post-mortem,” said the hospital officials.
The cause of death will be known after post-mortem, the hospital sources further informed. However, media reports claimed that he died of a cardiac arrest.
Aziz, who has over 20,000 songs to his credit, has sung in Bollywood, Bengali and Odia film industries.
He has recorded several devotional Bhajans and Sufi songs as well. His film debut was with Bengali film, Jyoti.
Later, he got a break when music director Anu Malik asked him to sing the song ‘Mard Taangewala’ for Bachchan starrer Mard.
Some other notable songs also include ‘My Name Is Lakhan’ and ‘Main Teri Mohabbat Main’ amongst others.
He has done playback singing for actors such as Bachchan, Govinda, Rishi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty and several others.
May the soul of Mohammed Aziz rest in peace.