Veteran Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz breathed his last at the age of 64 on Tuesday evening. The singer died in Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai, reports ANI. More details are awaited. Aziz, who was known for his love for Mohammad Rafi, started his musical career in Kolkata and then moved to Mumbai.
His first big break came in with the film Mard, with the song Mard Taangewala, starring Amitabh Bachchan. Aziz was a prominent name in the Hindi, Bengali and Oria film industries. Born in Ashoknagar of West Bengal, aziz started his playback singing career with Bengali film Jyoti. Later, he moved to Mumbai where he sang for Ambar (1984).
From the ‘80s superstars like Amitabh Bachchan and Mithun Chakravarty to younger actors like Govinda, he lent his voice for all the top actors of his time. Songs like Teri Bewafai from Ram Avtar and the title track of Lal Dupatta Malmal Ka made him a popular name among the music lovers. His fans cherish every note of songs like Patjhar Sawan Basant Bahar and Pyaar Humara Amar Rahega. In fact, he was one of the most loved singers in between the era of Rafi-Kishore and Sanu-Udit.