Veteran singer Narendra Chanchal was known for his religious songs and bhajans. He passed away in Delhi.
Sanjay Malik, the one who was Narendra Chanchal’s concert organiser for the last 25 years, informed that the iconic Bhajan singer died at around 12 pm due to age-related issues. He shared with that, “His health hadn’t been well for some time now. He had been admitted to the Apollo Hospital for two months. He had fallen quite weak. He breathed his last today.”
Chanchal was known for his religious songs and bhajans.
Apart from performing at live events for a large part of his career, Chanchal’s songs like “Chalo Bulava Aaya Hai” from Avtaar and “Beshak Mandir Masjid Todo” from Bobby became immensely popular. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Singer for Bobby.
PM Narendra Modi shared his condolences on Twitter. He expressed his grief and praised Chanchal’s contribution in the arts.
Many celebrities also took to social media to express their sadness and to pay their last tribute in words.
Actor Manoj Bajpayee shared on Twitter, “Rest in peace #NarendraChanchal sahab !!! What a singer with such inspiring voice.singing your songs now in your memory.god bless you soul with peace!!”
Singer Daler Mehndi shared the news of his death on Twitter and wrote, “Deeply saddened to learn that iconic and most loved #NarendraChanchal ji has left us for the heavenly abode. In prayers for his soul to rest in peace. Heartfelt condolences to his family and legions of fans.”
Singer Shilpa Rao shares, “It’s quite disheartening to get news like this. Narendra Chanchal ji was associated with the whole aspect of devotion and his work with the bhajans that we heard growing up as kids is how I have and will see him always. With him passing away, it is a huge loss to our fraternity. I hope his family is strong during this difficult time.”
Some of his popular songs and bhajans include ‘Chalo Bulava Aaya Hai’, ‘Bhor Bhai Din Chad Gaya’, ‘Beshak Mandir Masjid Todo’ and ‘Yaara O Yaara Ishq Ne Maara’.