Legendary music composer Khayyam has passed away at the age of 92.
Mohammed Zahur "Khayyam" Hashmi had composed music in iconic movies like Kabhie Kabhie and Umrao Jaan. His illustrious career spanned over four decades. He was a Padma Bhushan awardee.
He was admitted to Sujoy Hospital in Mumbai due to lung infection back in July. He passed away Monday night due to a cardiac arrest.
Many took to Twitter to remember the legend and his evergreen music.
India will remain grateful to Khayyam Sahab for giving us some of the most memorable compositions, which will be remembered forever. He will also be remembered for his humanitarian gestures to support upcoming artists. His demise is extremely saddening.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 19, 2019
Mahan sangeetkar Aur bahut nek dil insan Khayyam sahab aaj humare bich nahi rahe. Ye sunkar mujhe itna dukh hua hai jo main bayaa’n nahi kar sakti.Khayyam sahab ke saath sangeet ke ek yug ka anth hua hai.Main unko vinamra shraddhanjali arpan karti hun. pic.twitter.com/8d1iAM2BPd— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) August 19, 2019
Khayyam saheb the great music director has passed away . He has given many all time great song but to make him immortal only one was enough “ voh subah kabhi to aayehi “— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) August 19, 2019
RIP Khayyam saab. 🙏🏻— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) August 19, 2019
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