Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander dies at 60: Punjab CM, Kapil Sharma, Gurdas Maan mourn death

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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.

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.

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