Khayyam Death: Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar, Karan Johar,Ayushmann Khurrana & Other Celebs Offer Condolences To Legendary Music Composer

Khayyam was known for his music in Bollywood classics like "Kabhie Kabhie", "Trishul", "Razia Sultan", "Noorie" and "Umrao Jaan".

Khayyam Death: Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar, Karan Johar,Ayushmann Khurrana & Other Celebs Offer Condolences To Legendary Music Composer
By: Filmymonkey Team
Updated: 20 Aug 2019 03:31 PM
National award winning Bollywood music composer Mohammed Zahir Hashmi, who was known as Khayyam in his musical journey, passed away late on Monday night in a private hospital Mumbai following a brief illness, an aide said. He was 92. He is survived by his singer wife Jagjit Kaur.

Condolences pour in from Bollywood celebrities for the veteran music composer, from Amitabh Bachchan to Lata Mangeshkar, Karan Johjar, Sonu Nigam and many more took to their respective social media handles to mourn the death of the legendary composer, here's how they reacted:
Amitabh Bachchan


Lata Mangeshkar


Rishi Kapoor


Karan Johar


Javed Akhtar


Ayushmaan Khurrana


Sonu Nigam



Salim Merchant


Khayyam was known for his music in Bollywood classics like "Kabhie Kabhie", "Trishul", "Razia Sultan", "Noorie" and "Umrao Jaan". He also composed music for Meena Kumari's album, "I Write, I Recite" featuring her singing her own poetic compositions.

Adorned with the National Award, the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and a Padma Bhushan, Khayyam was admitted to the Sujoy Hospital in Juhu last week for a lung infection, said his spokesperson Pritam Sharma.

Having a keen ear for music, he started his musical career from Ludhiana at the age of 17.

He was honoured with the National Award, and a Filmfare Award, besides several other honours for his melodious music in "Umrao Jaan", starring Rekha, Naseeruddin Shah and Farooque Sheikh.

Khayyam's non-film songs are equally loved by his fans, especially "Paaon padun tore shyam", "Brij mein laut chalo" and "Ghazab kiya tere vaade pe aitbaar kiya".

(Inputs added in IANS copy)

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