Songwriters duo Shravan Rathod Of Music Nadeem-Shravan die of COVID-19
- “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
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. “
Shravan bhai is no longer ???? My respects and condolences to his family.
Nadeem-Shravan gave us some of the biggest hits of the 90s.
The Covid has claimed so many lives. I don’t know when this will end … Really saddened by this news.
– merchant salim (@salim_merchant) April 22, 2021
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.
Shocked to learn of the death of Shravan ji (from Nadeem Shravan). A truly humble human being and one of the greatest composers in our music industry. Another huge loss in this pandemic. God gives strength to the bereaved family. Rest in peace.
– Shreya Ghoshal (@shreyaghoshal) April 22, 2021
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. “
Saddened to hear that Nadeem Shravan’s Shravanji has passed away. Feeling numb. When will this nightmare end? My deepest condolences to his family. ????????
– Pritam (@ipritamofficial) April 22, 2021
“Extremely saddened by the tragic news of legendary music composer Shravan I am(of Nadeem / Shravan fame), “Adnan Sami wrote in a tweet.
Extremely saddened by the tragic news of the passing of the legendary music composer Shravan ji (of Nadeem / Shravan fame) … He was not only an amazing composer, but also possessed an ever loving soul and a magnificent heart.
May he rest in peace…???? pic.twitter.com/rEBI8zkfOb
– Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) April 22, 2021
Bengali music composer Jeet Gannguli tweeted: “Can’t believe it.”
I can not believe it…! the super talented music composer Shravan ji (Nadeem- Shravan) is no more … It is a great loss for our industry … May his soul rest in peace ???? pic.twitter.com/3wf0sLpQts
– Jeet Gannguli (@jeetmusic) April 22, 2021
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)