Legendary music composer Mohammed Zahur “Khayyam” has passed away at the age of 92. Khayyam has given music in films like ‘Kabhi Kabhi’ and ‘Umrao Jaan’.
Khayyam was also awarded the Padma Bhushan awardee.
He was admitted to Sujoy Hospital long back in July due to his lung infection. He passed away on Monday Midnight due to Cardiac arrest.
Many posted tweets for the evergreen music composer Hindi Film Industry had
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
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
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
RIP Khayyam saab. 🙏🏻
— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) 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’un🙏🙏🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/XWDkI3L7Aw
— salim merchant (@salim_merchant) August 19, 2019