Ghazal Singer Pankaj Udhas Passed Away at 72

Kathmandu, February 26

Veteran Indian ghazal and playback singer Pankaj Udhas passed away at the age of 72. His family confirmed that he died on the morning of February 26 at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. “Pankaj Sir was suffering from prolonged illness and wasn’t keeping well for the last few days. He died this morning around 11 am at Breach Candy hospital,” told his team.

His daughter, Nayaab Udhas, posted a statement on Instagram confirming his death. “With a very heavy heart, we are saddened to inform you of the sad demise of Padmashri Pankaj Udhas on 26th February 2024 due to a prolonged illness. Udhas family (sic)”, it read. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, February 27, in Mumbai.