Legendary poet and lyricist Rahat Indori dies due to heart attack after testing Covid-19 positive

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Veteran poet and lyricist Rahat Indori passed away on Tuesday after suffering two heart attacks. He was 70. A few hours back, he had tweeted that he tested positive for coronavirus. He was admitted in the ICU of a hospital in Indore.

Indori tweeted, “After initial symptoms of COVID-19, my corona test was done yesterday which came out positive. Pray that I defeat this disease as soon as possible.”

As per a report in ANI, Dr Vinod Bhandari, Sri Aurobindo Hospital told, “Urdu poet Rahat Indori (file pic) passes away at the hospital. He suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved. He was admitted to hospital on Sunday, after testing positive for #COVID19. He had 60% pneumonia”.

Check the tweet here.

Rahat Indori penned lyrics of songs for several Bollywood movies like ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S’, ‘Murder’, ‘Mission Kashmir’, ‘Meenaxi’ and others.

May his soul rest in peace and we offer our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.

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