Shravan Kumar Rathod of popular music composer duo Nadeem-Shravan, who made the 90s iconic for Bollywood with their impeccable compositions, has passed away on Thursday evening due to COVID-19 complications. He was hospitalised a few days ago after being critically ill when he recently tested positive for the deadly virus. He reportedly had co-morbidities. Bollywood celebrities like Pritam, Salim Merchant, Shreya Ghoshal and others have mourned his shocking demise.
“Saddened to know that Shravanji of Nadeem Shravan has passed away. Feeling numb. When will this nightmare get over. My deepest condolences to his family,” music composer Pritam tweeted.
Salim Merchant wrote, “Shravan bhai is no more. My respects and condolences to his family. Nadeem-Shravan have given us some of the biggest hits in the 90s. Covid has taken so many lives. Don’t know when will this end…Really saddened by this news.”
“Shocked to hear the news of Shravan ji (of Nadeem Shravan) passing away. A genuine humble human being and one of the biggest composers of our music industry. Another huge loss in this pandemic. God give strength to the bereaved family. Rest in peace,” Shreya Ghoshal tweeted.
Manoj Bajpayee tweeted, "Extremely sad news. May God give peace to his soul.” Adnan Sami said, "Extremely saddened by the tragic news of legendary Music Composer Shravan ji’s (of Nadeem/Shravan fame) demise… He was not just an incredible composer but also possessed an ever-loving soul and a beautiful heart. May he rest in peace.”
Singer Kailash Kher tweeted in Hindi, "Shri Shravan Rathod, who mesmerised the nineties with his music, is no more. May God give peace to his soul and strength to his family to bear the pain. My prayers for his soul. I’ve been fortunate enough to sing under his direction in the film ‘Dosti’ in the beginning of my career.”
Kunal Kohli posted, "Sad to hear about the passing away of #Shravan ji of #NadeemShravan due to #covid. A glorious chapter of Hindi film music comes to an end. They defined the music of the 90’s. prayers with the family.
Director Anil Sharma tweeted, "V v sad .. just came to knw about the great music director #shravan he left all of us ..due to COVID .. very dear friend n colleague of mine .worked with him in #maharaja Always gave great melodies..my deepest condolences to his family. He will always remain in our hearts. RIP."
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