Bollywood music arranger Anil Mohile passes away

Renowned music arranger Anil Mohile passed away at his Mumbai residence Wednesday morning, a family friend said. He was 71. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and son Amar, also a composer and music arranger. Mohile suffered a massive heart attack around 2.30am this morning. He breathed his last shortly afterwards at the Andheri west residence of his son, the source said. A favourite with top Bollywood music directors, Mohile arranged music for around 85 Hindi and Marathi movies, including Amitabh Bachchan starrers like Sharaabi and Don. His son Amar followed in his father’s footsteps with music arrangement for the recent Ajay Devgn blockbuster, Singham. Mohile also arranged the music and orchestra at stage shows in national and international concerts by top singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle and others.