Noted Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander passed away at Fortis hospital in Mohali on Wednesday. He was 60. He had undergone treatment for kidney damage and other ailments a few days ago. He was admitted for over 15-20 days, a source from the hospital stated. There has been speculation that he died of the corona, but the source made it clear that he didn’t die of coronavirus. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal took to Twitter to condole Sikander’s death. “Saddened to learn about the demise of legendary Punjabi playback singer Sardool Sikander. A huge loss to the Punjabi movie & music Industry. Prayers for his family, friends & fans. May his soul rest in peace!,” he wrote on Twitter. Also Read - Kapil Sharma Shares Unseen Yet Emotional Video of Late Punjabi Folk Singer Sardool Sikander

Sardool Sikander is known for his songs, Ek charkha gali de wich dha laya and Sanu ishq brandi char gayi. Also Read - Sardool Sikander Death: Unknown Facts About Late Punjabi Folk Singer

As soon as the news regarding Sardool Sikander’s death surfaced on social media, the fans started pouring condolences messages. Veteran singer Gurdaas Maan wrote: “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! 🙏🏽❤️”.

Popular Bollywood singer Vishal Dadlani took to his handle to mourn the demise of Sikander. “I can’t believe #SardoolSikander -Saab has left us. This is heartbreaking and far too personal. 🙁 A true pioneer, he was the soul of humility & a wellspring of music. My condolences to the family, esp. to my brothers @AlaapSikander & @SarangSikander1. 🙏🏽”, he wrote.

Harshdeep Kaur also paid a tribute to the late musician. “Bahut hi dukhad khabar… Saddened to hear about the demise of legendary Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander Ji. Huge loss to the music Industry. Prayers for his family Folded hands”, she wrote.

“Saddening news of passing away of legendary Punjabi singer Sardool Ji. His iconic songs would always keep him alive in memories of his legions of fans”, wrote a Twitter user.

May his soul rest in peace.