After decades of singing awe-inspiring devotional songs, Narendra Chanchal, the notable vocalist, has passed away at a Delhi clinic on Friday. Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and stated, “Incredibly disheartened to hear the information on Narendra Chanchal Ji’s demise. He made an imprint in the realm of reverential melodies. My sympathies to his family and fans.” Narendra Chanchal had been in Delhi’s Apollo Hospital since November 27. He was 80 years old. Narendra Chanchal had sung in Hindi movies also. He had won an honor in 1973 for the tune Beshak Mandir Masjid in the film Bobby.
Many common people and celebrities tweeted their condolences for the great artist on hearing the news.
“Incredibly disheartened to get the sad news of veteran artist Narendra Chanchal known for his beautiful tunes and bhajans…,” the Ministry of Culture said in its sympathy message.
“Disheartened to hear the passing away of artist Narendra Chanchal ji, He will always be associated with his bhajans and some exceptional tunes in Hindi movies, my ardent sympathies to his admirers and family,” tweeted producer Madhur Bhandarkar.
“Profoundly disheartened to discover that notable and most cherished Narendra Chanchal ji has left us for the sublime abode. Heartfelt sympathies to his family,” cricketer Harbhajan Singh tweeted.
A portion of the mainstream reverential melodies sung by Narendra Chanchal includes Chalo Bulawa Aaya Hai, Tune Mujhe Bulaya Sherawaliye, Ambe Tu Hai Jagadambe Kali, Hanuman Chalisa, Sankat Mochan Naam Tiharo, Ram Se Bada Ram Ka Naam among others. He will be truly missed.