In a tragic state of affairs, well-known playback singer Jagjit Kaur the widow of the late music composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam handed away on Sunday morning, an aide mentioned. She was 93 years previous.
Kaur sang a number of songs, together with those composed by Khayyam like “Dekh lo aaj humko” from “Bazaar”, the 1982 movie that includes Supriya Pathak Kapur and Farooq Shaikh; “Pehle to aankh milana” from 1961”s “Shola Aur Shabnam”, starring Dharmendra; and “Tum apna ranj–o-gham apni pareshani mujhe de do” from the 1964 Waheeda Rehman-starrer “Shagoon”.
In accordance with Pritam Sharma, spokesperson of the Khayyam Jagjit Kaur KPG Charitable Belief, the singer breathed her final round 6 am at her residence in Juhu.
“The final rites shall be carried out with restricted attendance as we speak at Pawan Hans Crematorium, Vile Parle, right here,” Sharma mentioned.
Kaur began her profession within the early ”50s, singing songs in movies like “Posti” (Punjabi language) and “Dil-e-Nadan”, starring Talat Mehmood and Shyama. She acquired married to Khayyam in 1954.
She additionally sang a music within the Khayyam-composed memorable soundtrack, “Umrao Jaan” in 1981.
In 2016, Kaur, alongside along with her husband-composer, began the Khayyam Jagjit Kaur KPG Charitable Belief to assist budding artists and technicians in India. Khayyam, the Nationwide Award Winner music director, had suffered a coronary heart assault and died on August 19, 2019 at 92.
The couple had a son Pradeep Khayyam, who died in 2012 after a cardiac arrest, beautiful his aged dad and mom.