Singer Mohammed Aziz, who did playback for artists such as Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda and Rishi Kapoor, died on Tuesday. He was 64. "He was brought dead to the hospital at 3.17 pm. The body has left from Nanavati hospital for post-mortem," hospital officials told PTI.
The cause of death will be known after post-mortem, the hospital sources said. However, media reports claimed that he died of cardiac arrest.
The singer of the 80s and 90s era who gave Bollywood some major hit songs bid adieu to the world after suffering a heart attack. He was admitted in the Nanavati hospital of Mumbai where he took his last breath.
In an interview with a leading news publication, Jimmy said that yesterday, Mohammad Aziz had a show in Kolkata and today, when he reached the Mumbai airport he started feeling sick. When he took a cab, he told the driver that he's not feeling well after which he was taken to Nanavati hospital. In the hospital, the doctors said that he suffered a heart attack and declared him dead.
Mohammed 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 Taangewalafor Amitabh Bachchan's Mard.
He has done playback singing for actors such as Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda, Rishi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty and several other actors.
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