Singer Mohammed Aziz passed away today, on November 27. According to reports, he landed in Mumbai from Kolkata earlier today and fell off at the airport. People helped and sent him to the Nanavati Hospital. However, Aziz took his last breath in the ambulance itself. The reports also say that the doctors couldn’t identify the cause of his death. They mentioned that since Aziz passed away before he could reach the hospital, a postmortem will be required to find out the cause of his death.

Aziz was a popular playback singer of 80s and early 90s. He has given his voice for actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda, Mithun Chakraborty, and Rishi Kapoor among others. He was given his first break in Bollywood by music director Anu Malik who offered him Mard Taangewala, a popular track from Big B’s film Mard. The song became a hit and Mohammed Aziz turned everyone’s favourite. He then went on to sing for ace musicians like  Kalyanji-Anandji, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Rahul Dev Burman, Naushad, OP Nayyar, Bappi Lahiri, Rajesh Roshan, Raamlaxman, and Ravindra Jain among others.

Aziz, who started singing from childhood gave vocals for many hit tracks in Bollywood. Imli Ka Boota (Saudagar), Khuda Gawah (Khuda Gawah), My Name is Lakhan (Ram Lakhan), Phool Gulaab Ka (Biwi Ho Toh Aisi), Dil Diya Hai Jaan Bhi Denge (Karma), Kagaz Kalam Davaat La (Hum), Kaise Kate Din (Swarg), May Se Minaa Se (Khudgarz), Duniya Me Kitna Gham Hai (Amrit), and Tu Kal Chala Jayega (Naam) among others.

Mohammed Aziz has sung duets with popular female singers including Lata Mangeshkar, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Anuradha Poudwal and Alka Yagnik among others.

RIP