Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander has died at the age of 60. Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and a number of celebrities from the music business have mourned his demise. The singer, recognized for tracks equivalent to “Sanu Ishq Barandi Chad Gayi” and “Ek Charkha Gali De Vich”, had examined optimistic for coronavirus and was present process remedy at a hospital in Mohali.
The CM confirmed the information of Sardool’s death. “Extremely saddened to learn of the demise of legendary Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander. He was recently diagnosed with #Covid19 and was undergoing treatment for the same. The world of Punjabi music is poorer today. My heartfelt condolences to his family and fans,” he wrote. Former Punjab deputy chief minister Badal mentioned he was “saddened to learn about the demise of legendary Punjabi playback singer Sardool Sikander. A huge loss to Punjabi movie & music Industry. Prayers for his family, friends & fans. May his soul rest in peace!”
Son of tabla participant Sagar Mastana, Sardool began his profession within the early 80s. Belonging to the Patiala gharana of music, he produced over 25 albums in his virtually 30 years. His 1991 album ‘Husna de Malko’ offered greater than 5 million copies. He additionally labored in Punjabi movies.
Comedian Kapil Sharma, singers Gurdas Mann, Daler Mehndi, Harshdeep Kaur and composer Vishal Dadlani additionally posted tributes on Twitter.
Extremely saddened to be taught of the demise of legendary Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander. He was just lately identified with #Covid19 and was present process remedy for a similar. The world of Punjabi music is poorer right this moment. My heartfelt condolences to his household and followers. pic.twitter.com/PDaELYIPbZ
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) February 24, 2021
Bahut hello dukhad khabar… Saddened to listen to in regards to the demise of legendary Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander Ji.
Huge loss to the music Industry. Prayers for his household 🙏🏼#SardoolSikander #RestInPeace pic.twitter.com/yCYmoYMxf9
— Harshdeep Kaur (@HarshdeepKaur) February 24, 2021
I can’t imagine #SardoolSikander -Saab has left us. This is heartbreaking and much too private. 🙁
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) February 24, 2021
Saddened by the demise of legendary Punjabi singer and music icon Sardool Sikander Ji. His death has left a giant vacuum in Punjabi music business and likewise within the hearts of tens of millions of followers worldwide. My ideas and prayers are with the household. RIP. pic.twitter.com/YrwtsHT0mN
— Preneet Kaur (@preneet_kaur) February 24, 2021
बहुत ही दुखदायक ख़बर है,इनका गाना सुन के आम आदमी भी सुर में हो जाता था, मैं ख़ुशक़िस्मत हूँ कि पाजी मेरी बेटी की पहली लोहरी के मौक़े पर पहली बार हमारे घर आए, हम सब बहुत खुश थे, पर पता नहीं था की वो मुलाक़ात आख़िरी होगी, आप बहुत याद आएँगे पाजी, ईश्वर आपको अपने चरणों में जगह दें 🙏 https://t.co/q4xh5uavFe
— Kapil Sharma (@KapilSharmaK9) February 24, 2021
Utth gaye gwandho yaar rabba hun ki kariye. Bulleh, Shah Inayat bajo rahe uraar na paar, Rabba hun ki kariye. Punjabi Maa boli da sureela gayak, mehfil di Jaan, yaaran da yaar, Sardool Sikander punjab diyan paak fizawan vich Geet banke goonjda rahega! 🙏🏽❤️
— Gurdas Maan (@gurdasmaan) February 24, 2021
Bade dukh Di khabar Sardool Sikandar saheb nahi rahe massive loss our household and music Industry pic.twitter.com/px1AHOkJwG
— Daler Mehndi (@dalermehndi) February 24, 2021
Oh WAHEGURU 🙏🏽
RIP #SardoolSikander Bhaji 🙏🏽
PUNJABI MUSIC DI SHAAN pic.twitter.com/B0a4BMNNNI
— DILJIT DOSANJH (@diljitdosanjh) February 24, 2021
Bollywood actor Zareen Khan tweeted, “This feels like a personal loss … Rest in Peace, Legend Sardool Sikander ji.” Daler Mehendi posted a photograph on Twitter with a caption that learn, “I am saddened by the news of Sardool Sikander ji’s death. It is a big loss to our family and music industry.”
Kapil Sharma shared a reminiscence whereas mourning the lack of Sardool Sikander. The comedian-actor shared that Sikander visited his home on the event of his daughter’s first Lohri. “This is a very sad news. I was blessed that he visited my house for the first time on the occassion of my daughter’s first Lohri. Had no idea that it would be the last time. You will be remembered forever,” Kapil wrote.
Sikander is survived by spouse Amar Noorie and kids Sarang Sikander and Alaap Sikander.