Well-known Bollywood lyricist Nasir Faraaz left for his heavenly abode on Sunday evening. He breathed his last at his residence in Mumbai after he suffered from chest pains. As reported by News 16, he refused to go to the hospital and passed away around 6 pm. He was 86.
During an interaction with the media singer Mujtaba Aziz Naza, confirmed the lyricist’s passing and revealed that he was suffering from heart related ailments. The media publication also reported that the late musician had gone through a surgery seven years ago. Naza even took to his official Facebook account and wrote a heartfelt post about Nasir.
Sharing pictures with the late lyricist, he wrote, “Aaj Nasir Faraaz Saheb humare beech nahi rahe ..Unki Pehchan Indian Film industry ke Maane hue Lyricists mein hoti hai, Mere Nasir Saheb se 12 Saal ki Shanasaayi thi , Humne Bajirao Mastani 2015 aur Haemolymph 2022 jaise films mein Ek saath yaadgar Kaam kiya ,Mere liye wo Ek buzurg hone ke Alawa mere Dost aur Hamdard bhi the .. Insaan ki Zindagi mein Kuch aisi Shakhsiyaat hoti hain jinse hum Ladhte Jhagadte bhi hain aur unke Rooth jaane se Hume Fark bhi padhta hai ..Meri Zindagi mein Nasir saheb un Shakhsiyaat mein se the .. Ye Humari Aakhri Tasveer hai unke saath ..May His soul Rest in peace.”
For the unversed, he has given Bollywood some of its amazing songs including Dil Kyun Mera Shor Kare, and Zindagi Do Pal Ki from Hrithik Roshan starrer Kites released in 2010. He has also written songs for movies like Bajirao Mastani, Krrish, Kaabil, and Love At Time Square.
Family and friends from the industry mourned the loss of a gem and he left behind a glorious legacy. If reports are to be believed, his funeral was held at Nalasopara cemetery in Mumbai, earlier on Monday.
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