Khayyam’s funeral: Poonam Dhillon, Sonu Nigam, Gulzar pay last respect


Noted music composer Khayyam passed away on Monday at the age of 92 and he was buried with full state honours in Mumbai on Wednesday. The funeral procession started from his home in Dakshina Park Society, Juhu, at 4 p.m., and went till the Four Bungalows Kabrastan.

Javed Akhtar arrived at Khayyam’s residence to pay tribute. Sonu Nigam offers flowers on Khayyam’s mortal remains. Vishal Bhardwaj and Gulzar pay their last respects at Khayyam’s funeral. Poonam Dhillon at Khayyam’s funeral, Raza Murad at Khayyam’s funeral. Actor Tabassum arrives at Khayyam’s residence. Sanjay Khan too was present at Khayyam’s residence.

Pritam Sharma, the spokesperson of the late music composer’s trust, had said in a statement, “Veteran music composer Khayyam Saab is no more. He breathed his last at Sujoy Hospital, Juhu, Mumbai at 9:30 PM on 19/08/2019. He was admitted there since last few days for age related illness.”

Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed condolence. He wrote on Twitter, “The country 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.”

Lata Mangeshkar wrote, “Khayyam sahab mujhe apni choti behen maante the. Wo mere liye apni khas pasand ke gaane banaate the.Unke saath kaam karte waqt bahut accha lagta tha aur thoda darr bhi lagta tha kyo ki wo bade perfectionist the.Unki shayari ki samajh bahut kamaal thi (Khayyam Sahab considered me his little sister. He used to make his favourite tunes for me. I used to love working with him and was also bit scared of him because he was a perfectionist. He was an expert in shayari).”

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