Veteran singer Mohammad Aziz passes away at 64
Veteran Bollywood singer, Mohammed Aziz took his last breath today due to cardiac arrest. He was 64 at the time of death. He was on his way back to Mumbai from Kolkata when he suffered a cardiac arrest. He was taken to Nanavati Hospital, where Aziz was declared dead.
Mohammad Aziz’s daughter, Sana Aziz said, “He always used to travel with someone. So, we got a call from them only. He died due to heart blockage. The problem started even before he boarded the flight but he just wanted to get back home. The last rites will happen in Mumbai only but not much has been decided yet.”
Mohammed Aziz lent his voice to over 2000 songs in various languages like Hindi, Bengali and Odia films. He started his career in music in Kolkata and then moved to Mumbai. He was a huge fan of Mohammed Rafi and made his debut as a playback singer with the Hindi movie ‘Ambar’ (1984). He got his first big break in ‘Mard’, in which he sang the song ‘Mard Taangewala’ for Amitabh Bachchan.
He worked with prominent music composers like Rahul Dev Burman, Naushad, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Bappi Lahiri, Anand-Milind, Nadeem-Shravan, Jatin Lalit, Anu Malik, and many more. Also he crooned for many big celebrities like Govinda, Rishi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, and Mithun Chakraborty among others. Aziz was more popular in the 80s and 90s and his popular songs include ‘My name is Lakhan’, ‘Lal Dupatta Mal Mal Ka’, ‘Ae Mere Dost Laut Ke Aaja’, ‘Saawan Ke Jhoolon Ne’ and many hit songs.
May his soul rest in peace!