The legendary music composer Khayyam passes away at 93. After battling for life in the ICU at a Mumbai hospital legendary music composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi, popularly known as Khayyam passed away.
The hospital declared cardiac arrest as the cause of his death. Many Bollywood celebrities on social media shared their condolences on Twitter.
Check out the tweet right here:
T 3262 - .. a legend in music .. a soft spoken amiable soul .. one that contributed to several films and some of the more important ones of mine .. passes away .. KHAYAM sahib .. for all the memorable music he conducted and produced .. prayers condolences
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 19, 2019
Mahan sangeetkar Aur bahut nek dil insan Khayyam sahab aaj humare bich nahi rahe. Ye sunkar mujhe itna dukh hua hai jo main bayaa’n nahi kar sakti.Khayyam sahab ke saath sangeet ke ek yug ka anth hua hai.Main unko vinamra shraddhanjali arpan karti hun. pic.twitter.com/8d1iAM2BPd
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) August 19, 2019
India will remain grateful to Khayyam Sahab for giving us some of the most memorable compositions, which will be remembered forever. He will also be remembered for his humanitarian gestures to support upcoming artists. His demise is extremely saddening.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 19, 2019
I’m extremely saddened to learn of the demise of our Legendary Music Composer Khayyam Sahib.
He is credited with some of the most iconic film soundtracks. Umrao Jaan, Kabhi Kabhi, Razia Sultana to name a few.
God bless his soul
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون pic.twitter.com/jp1OpDKJw8
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) August 19, 2019
Khayyam sahab...a legend has passed away....his unparalleled legacy lives on....was blessed to have spent many days in his quiet company thanks to Gajendra Singh, Close-up Antakshari and Zee TV
— Renuka Shahane (@renukash) August 20, 2019
RIP Khayyam Sahab... Thank you for your music... Thank you for bringing respect and class to the field of music. Thank for giving us the power to believe in our original work. I salute your legacy.
— Shekhar Ravjianii (@ShekharRavjiani) August 19, 2019
The Legend Khayyam saab passed away this eve at 9.28 pm. What a huge loss to the Music & Film world. I was by his side all day today with @TalatAziz2 bhai & Bina Aziz. May Allah bless his Soul. Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'unpic.twitter.com/XWDkI3L7Aw
— salim merchant (@salim_merchant) August 19, 2019
Khayyam saheb the great music director has passed away . He has given many all time great song but to make him immortal only one was enough “ voh subah kabhi to aayehi “
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) August 19, 2019
We at Box Office India offer condolences to the family and friends of the legendary music composer.