Ranbir Kapoor: Manna Dey will live forever in our hearts!

Ranbir remember legendary playback singer Manna Dey as a huge pillar of the film industry and an imperceptible power of voice

Manna Dey died on Thursday after a prolonged illness at a private hospital in Bangalore. He had been ailing for four months. He was 94 years old. “Manna Dey has been a huge pillar of the film industry. His contribution to Indian cinema has been immense,” said Ranbir Kapoor.

“Songs like Ae meri Zohra Jabeen, and all those songs he sang for my grandfather and for my banner…I thank him for all the love and the music that he has given us. He will live forever in our hearts,” added the 31-year-old.

Manna Dey sang songs like Tere bina aag yeh chandni (Awara) and Mudh mudh ke na dekh (Shree 420) for Ranbir’s grandfather, Raj Kapoor, who was one of the best actors and directors of his era.