Chanchal breathed his last at 12:15 pm at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi

New Delhi (PTI): Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal died at a private hospital here on Friday following some health complications, sources said. He was 80.

Chanchal breathed his last at 12:15 pm at Apollo Hospital here, the sources said.

He was admitted to the south Delhi hospital on November 27 and died after suffering from brain complications, they said.

widely known for religious songs and bhajans, Chanchal also voices songs like ‘Chalo Bulava Aaya Hai’ from Avtaar and ‘Beshak Mandir Masjid Todo’ from Bobby. He also won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Singer for Bobby.

Condoling his death, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “I have been sadden by the news of the demise of popular bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal. He had carved a unique place for himself in the world of bhajan singing. My condolences to his family and fans in this moment of mourning. Om Shanti.”

Singer Daler Mehendi also offered condolence to the aggrieved family. He tweeted, “Deeply saddened to learn that iconic and most loved #NarendraChanchal ji has left us for the heavenly abode. In prayers for his soul to rest in peace. Heartfelt condolences to his family and legions of fans.”

(With PTI inputs)

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