RIP Rahat Indori: Javed Akhtar, Adnan Sami, Anubhav Sinha mourn the death of legendary poet and lyricist

Image Source - Instagram

Veteran lyricist and poet Rahat Indori left for his heavenly abode on Tuesday. He was admitted to an Indore hospital after he had tested positive for Covid-19. The doctor said that she had suffered two heart attacks. “He suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved. He was admitted to hospital on Sunday, after testing positive for Covid-19. He had 60% pneumonia,” said Dr Vinod Bhandari of Sri Aurobindo Hospital to ANI.

Celebs like Javed Akhtar, Adnan Sami, Anubhav Sinha and others mourned the death of the legendary poet and lyricist. They took to their social media handles to condole his death.

Javed Akhtar tweeted, “Rahat Saheb’s demise is an irreparable loss for contemporary urdu poetry and our society at large . Like Habib Jalib he was from the fast disappearing tribe of poets who are never short of courage to call a spade a spade.”

Adnan is ‘saddened’ to hear the death of Rahat Indori. “Saddened to learn that legendary Urdu Poet Rahat Indori Sahib has passed away. Oh Lord!!Folded hands.My heartfelt condolences to the family…إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون.May Allah SWT bless him in Jannat-ul-Firdaus…Ameen.Palms up together,” he tweeted.

“हुए नामवर बे-निशाँ कैसे कैसे। ज़मीं खा गई आसमाँ कैसे कैसे।।अमीर मीनाई,” read Anubhav Sinha’s tweet.

Swanand Kirkire tweeted, “मुन्ना भाई MBBS के गीत “देख ले ..” में राहत साहब लिखते हैं .. “.. जीवन है बर्फ़ की नैया ..नैया पिघले हौले हौले चाहे हंस ले चाहे रो ले “ !! नैया पिघल गयी और सागर में विलीन हो गयी … 🙏🏽 सिर्फ़ अल्फ़ाज़ गूंजते रहे #AlvidaRahatSahab”.

May his soul rest in peace!

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