Songwriters duo Shravan Rathod Of Music Nadeem-Shravan die of COVID-19


Celebrities mourned Shravan Rathod on Twitter (courtesy AdnanSami)

Strong points

  • “Please pray for his soul,” Shravan Rathod’s son said in a statement
  • “Really saddened by this news,” tweeted Salim Merchant
  • Shravan Rathod has died at the age of 66

New Delhi:

Shravan Rathod of iconic songwriters duo Nadeem-Shravan died on Thursday battling COVID-19 at a Mumbai hospital. He was 66 years old. News of Shravan Rathod’s death was confirmed by his son, musician Sanjeev Rathod, the PTI news agency reported: “He passed away around 10:15 pm tonight. Please pray for his soul,” the son reportedly said in mourning. . After testing positive for COVID-19, Shravan Rathod was admitted to SL Raheja Hospital in Mumbai on Monday in a reportedly critical condition. Shortly after his death on Thursday, messages of condolence from celebrities in the music industry, fondly remembering Shravan Rathod, flooded Twitter.

Grieving Shravan Rathod, composer Salim Merchant posted an emotional tweet: “Shravan bhai is not anymore. My respects and condolences to his family. Nadeem-Shravan has given us some of the greatest hits of the 90s. COVID-19 has claimed so many lives. I don’t know when this will end … Really saddened by this news. “

Shocked to hear the news of the passing of Shravan ji (by Nadeem Shravan). A truly humble human being and one of the greatest composers in our music industry. Another huge loss in this pandemic. God give strength to the grieving family. Rest in peace, “singer Shreya Ghoshal tweeted.

Singer-songwriter Pritam also mourned legendary songwriter Shravan Rathod in a tweet: “Saddened to know that Shravan I am of Nadeem Shravan has passed away. Feeling numb. When will this nightmare end? My deepest condolences to his family. “

“Extremely saddened by the tragic news of legendary music composer Shravan I am(of Nadeem / Shravan fame), “Adnan Sami wrote in a tweet.

Bengali music composer Jeet Gannguli tweeted: “Can’t believe it.”

Nadeem Saifi and Shravan Rathod, known as Nadeem-Shravan, were among the most sought-after composers of the 90s. They composed some of the iconic hits as part of the soundtracks of films such as Aashiqui (1990), Saajan (1991), Human Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993), By (1997) and Raja Hindustani (1996), among others. Nadeem-Shravan split in the 2000s and reunited to compose for David Dhawan-directed Do not disturb in 2009.

(With PTI inputs)


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