Veteran Singer Sardool Sikander Passes Away: Diljit Dosanjh, Kapil Sharma, Vishal Dadlani mourn his demise
Renowned Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander breathed his last on February 24 in Mohali. The 60-year-old singer was keeping unwell for the last few months. He reportedly died due to kidney damage and multi-organism failure. He was recently diagnosed with Covid 19.
Several B-town celebs like Kapil Sharma, Diljit Dosanjh, Harshdeep Kaur, Daler Mehndi, Guru Randhawa, Gurdas Maan took to their social media handles to pay a heartfelt tribute to the legendary singer.
Expressing his sorrow over Sikander’s demise, Diljit wrote, “Oh Waheguru. RIP#SardoolSikander Bhaji. Punjabi Music di shaan.”
Oh WAHEGURU 🙏🏽
RIP #SardoolSikander Bhaji 🙏🏽
PUNJABI MUSIC DI SHAAN pic.twitter.com/B0a4BMNNNI
— DILJIT DOSANJH (@diljitdosanjh) February 24, 2021
“Bade dukh Di khabar Sardool Sikandar saheb nahi rahe big loss our family and music Industry,” tweeted Daler Mehndi
Bade dukh Di khabar Sardool Sikandar saheb nahi rahe big loss our family and music Industry pic.twitter.com/px1AHOkJwG
— Daler Mehndi (@dalermehndi) February 24, 2021
Vishal Dadlani tweeted, “I can’t believe #SardoolSikander -Saab has left us. This is heartbreaking and far too personal. 🙁 A true pioneer, he was the soul of humility & a wellspring of music. My condolences to the family, esp. to my brothers @AlaapSikander & @SarangSikander1(sic).”
I can't believe #SardoolSikander -Saab has left us. This is heartbreaking and far too personal. 🙁
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) February 24, 2021
Kapil Sharma recalled how Sikander had attended his daughter’s first Lohri celebration. Mourning the demise of the legendary singer, the comedian tweeted, “This is very sad news. I was blessed that he visited my house for the first time on the occasion of my daughter’s first Lohri. Had no idea that it would be the last time. You will be remembered forever(sic).”
बहुत ही दुखदायक ख़बर है,इनका गाना सुन के आम आदमी भी सुर में हो जाता था, मैं ख़ुशक़िस्मत हूँ कि पाजी मेरी बेटी की पहली लोहरी के मौक़े पर पहली बार हमारे घर आए, हम सब बहुत खुश थे, पर पता नहीं था की वो मुलाक़ात आख़िरी होगी, आप बहुत याद आएँगे पाजी, ईश्वर आपको अपने चरणों में जगह दें 🙏 https://t.co/q4xh5uavFe
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) February 24, 2021
Guru Randhawa also offered condolences. “RIP sir Sardool Sikander. Legend,” he tweeted.
R.I.P sir Sardool Sikander 🙏
— Guru Randhawa (@GuruOfficial) February 24, 2021
Similarly, several other celebs like Jazzy B, Gurdas Maan and Harshdeep Kaur condoled the death of the veteran singer.
Can’t believe Sardool Bhaji left us 😢 heart broken ! Bhaji wargey insan dunia tey Bahut Ghat aun dey ney ehni respect dindey see app to shotey nu b mere nall hamesha Ustad Ji dian Yada Sanjiya kardey hundey see 😢 waheguru ji ohna nu apney charna which nivas bakshan🙏🏽 luvubhaji pic.twitter.com/1a2Olhw7Do
— Jazzy B (@jazzyb) February 24, 2021
Utth gaye gwandho yaar rabba hun ki kariye. Bulleh, Shah Inayat bajo rahe uraar na paar, Rabba hun ki kariye. Punjabi Maa boli da sureela gayak, mehfil di Jaan, yaaran da yaar, Sardool Sikander punjab diyan paak fizawan vich Geet banke goonjda rahega! 🙏🏽❤️
— Gurdas Maan (@gurdasmaan) February 24, 2021
Bahut hi dukhad khabar… Saddened to hear about the demise of legendary Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander Ji.
Huge loss to the music Industry. Prayers for his family 🙏🏼#SardoolSikander #RestInPeace pic.twitter.com/yCYmoYMxf9
— Harshdeep Kaur (@HarshdeepKaur) February 24, 2021
‘Sanu Ishq Barandi Chad Gayi’ and ‘Ek Charkha Gali De Vich’ are some of the popular songs crooned by Sikander. He had even acted in a few Punjabi films.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to Sikander’s family and friends. May his soul rest in peace.