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‘Your Voice Will Live Forever’: Bhajan Singer Narendra Chanchal Dies at 80, Heartfelt Condolences Pour in
Narendra Chachal is best known for his performances at jaagrans and has sung popular songs such as Pyaara Saja Hai and Chalo Bulawa Aaya Hai.
New Delhi: Popular bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passed away on Friday in Delhi at the age of 80. The singer, who had become a household name for his devotional songs, breathed his last at 12:15 pm at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in New Delhi.
He was admitted to the hospital on November 27 and died after suffering from brain complications, sources said.
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Soon after the news broke, condolences started pouring in on Twitter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi too expressed anguish at his the death and said that he had carved a unique place for himself in the sphere of devotional song singing. In a tweet, Modi expressed his condolences to the singer’s family and fans.
लोकप्रिय भजन गायक नरेंद्र चंचल जी के निधन के समाचार से अत्यंत दुख हुआ है। उन्होंने भजन गायन की दुनिया में अपनी ओजपूर्ण आवाज से विशिष्ट पहचान बनाई। शोक की इस घड़ी में मेरी संवेदनाएं उनके परिजनों और प्रशंसकों के साथ हैं। ओम् शांति!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 22, 2021
Daler Mehndi wrote, “Deeply saddened to learn that iconic and most loved #NarendraChanchal ji has left us for the heavenly abode. In prayers for his soul to rest in peace. Heartfelt condolences to his family and legions of fans. ”
Cricketer Harbhajan Singh also tweeted, “Deeply saddened to learn that iconic and most loved #NarendraChanchal ji has left us for the heavenly abode. In prayers for his soul to rest in peace. Heartfelt condolences to his family.”
Deeply saddened to learn that iconic and most loved #NarendraChanchal ji has left us for the heavenly abode. In prayers for his soul to rest in peace. Heartfelt condolences to his family 🙏🙏
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) January 22, 2021
— Aslam Shaikh, INC (@AslamShaikh_MLA) January 22, 2021
The famous Bhajan singer Narendra
Chanchal passed away at the age of 80.
He Was the only name that comes to mind
when we think of singers synonymous with
Maa ka Jaagran Like "Chalo bulaava aaya hai"
&Many Others . May his soul Rest in Peace.#NarendraChanchal pic.twitter.com/7MqKMtIohM
— Aanchal Sharma (@aanchal_2142) January 22, 2021
— Sanjay Raina (@sanjayraina) January 22, 2021
— Rosy (@rose_k01) January 22, 2021
If Bhajans Had a face the it would surely be only you #NarendraChanchal ji..👏🥺👏🥺
Deeply saddened to hear that u left us…🥺😔
But your bhajans and that one song Benaam will keep ringing our hearts..
— 👑 Prince👑 (@TheLolnayak) January 22, 2021
— MAYANK CHAUDHARY 🇮🇳 (@IamMayank_) January 22, 2021
Extremely saddened to learn the unfortunate demise of Veteran singer Narendra Chanchal known for his religious songs and bhajans. Heartfelt condolences to the departed soul & strength to the family members in this hour of bereavement. pic.twitter.com/XqtRT5Jwg6
— Ministry of Culture (@MinOfCultureGoI) January 22, 2021
Saddened to hear demise of Singer #NarendraChanchal ji , He will be remembered for his bhajans and some remarkable songs in Hindi films, My heartfelt condolences to his admirers and family. Om Shanti 🙏 pic.twitter.com/b4wpKfb17i
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) January 22, 2021
Born in a religious Punjabi family in Namak Mandi, Amritsar in 1940, Narendra Chanchal, is best known for his performances at jaagrans and has sung popular songs such as Pyaara Saja Hai and Chalo Bulawa Aaya Hai. He also won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Singer for Bobby and a honorary citizenship of the US state of Georgia.