Veteran Singer Mohammed Aziz passed away at the age of 64. The singer was noted for playback singing for artists such as Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda, and Rishi Kapoor.
Mohammed Aziz suffered a massive heart attack and was rushed to Nanavati hospital in Mumbai. But unfortunately, he died on his way to the hospital, as per the media reports. The cause of death will be known after post-mortem, the hospital sources said. However, media reports claimed that he died of cardiac arrest.
Fans and celebrities have expressed their sadness over the demise of the singer on social media.
Actor Jaaved Jaaferi took to his social media and wrote, “#MardTangewala #MyNameIsLakhan #DilLegayiTeriBindiya. The very talented and humble singer #MohammedAziz aka #MunnaAziz passes on. He also sang the title song for dad’s Gil’s #SoormaBhopali. May Allaah Bless his soul and give his family strength to bear the loss”
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.
He made his film debut 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”.