Strange how we connect life with his songs: Big B
New Delhi: India’s legendary playback singer Manna Dey passed away on Thursday at a private hospital in Mumbai after prolonged illness. He was 94.
Bollywood celebrities took to micro-blogging site Twitter to pay their tributes to the legend.
Lata Mangeshkar: Today, great classical singer Manna Dey sahab, who we fondly called Manna da, is not among us anymore. He had a very pleasant and easy personality. He was very dedicated to his work. I salute him and pray that his soul rests in peace.
Amitabh Bachchan: T 1200 -Manna Dey RIP .. !! Prayers and condolences to loved ones and family ! Strange how we connect events of our life with his songs!
Mahesh Bhatt: Manna Dey passes away. His voice shall linger forever.R.I.P.
Shabana Azmi: Manna Dey had a unique voice. He will live on through his songs Ai Meri Zohra Jabeen/ dil ka haal suney dilwala/ poocho na kaise maine RIP.
Anupam Kher: Manna De was one of d 1st legendary singers I heard Live on stage in Shimla. He was gentle & calm. Just like his voice. Will miss him. RIP.
Manoj Bajpayee: MANNA DEY is no more!a great singer!lets pray for him!my condolences to his family!his music will live for 1000 yrs.RIP.
Kumar Sanu said in an interview, “It’s a very sad moment for the industry. Singers like us followed him and reached where we are today. His songs have been so inspiring that we are still inspired by his songs and have learned a lot from them.
Anu Malik also expressed his grif and said, “I was completely shattered when I heard this because I was among the lucky ones who had a chance to meet him when I was 14. Dey sang a song for me. I have never met such a humble person like him. All I can say is that Manna Dey can never die. His voice will live forever.” (With Agency Inputs)