Legendary Music Composer Mohamad Zahir Hashmi, popularly known as Khayyam Saab, passed away late yesterday at Sujoy Hospital in Mumbai following a cardiac arrest at age of 92. The National Award-winning musician, who is well known for his musical works in Umrao Jaan, Kabhi Kabhie, Noorie among others, was not keeping well from past many days following age-related diseases.

Khayyam Saab had started his musical journey at the young age of 17. Apart from National award, the musician in his musical career was also honoured with the Sangeet Natak Academy Award, Padma Bhushan, Filmfare Award among many other awards.

RIP Khayyam: From Amitabh Bachchan To Lata Mangeshkar, Celebs Pay Tribute To The Musical Legend
RIP Khayyam: From Amitabh Bachchan To Lata Mangeshkar, Celebs Pay Tribute To The Musical Legend

Khayyam’s mortal remains have been kept at his Juhu home to enable people to pay their last respects to the legendary composer who passed away aged 92 late on Monday. The funeral procession will start from his home in Dakshina Park Society, Juhu, at 4 p.m., and wend its way to the Four Bungalows Kabrastan.

The last rites will be performed at 4.30 p.m. and he will be accorded full state honours, including a gun salute, said the aide. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar and many Bollywood Biggies took on social media to pay their tribute to Khayaam Saab.

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