Music Composer Aadesh Shrivastava Passes Away After Long Battle with Cancer

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aadesh shrivastavaIt is with great sadness we must report the passing of music composter Aadesh Shrivastava after a long battle with cancer. He was only 51 years old. He is survived by his wife Vijeta Pandit and two sons Anivesh and Avitesh.

A highly respected and well-known composer both in the songs for films and also the background music his work has been heard in many wonderful films including Chalte Chalte, Baghban, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Raajneeti, Dev, and Baabul to name just a few. His brilliant vocals were also heard on many songs as well.

Tributes poured in for the composer on social media

And that is just a sample of the outpouring on Twitter.

On Facebook, Adnan Sami posted, “It’s with the deepest sadness that I bid farewell to my dear friend Aadesh Srivastav. Seeing him fight Cancer with the strength of a Tiger was the most difficult thing as one who loved him. His contribution to the world as a wonderful Musician & Music Composer is going to live with us for all times to come.. But, what I will miss the most is my buddy whom I shared some beautiful memories. …God speed dear Aadesh.. Thank you for enriching our lives with your love & heart.. You lived and passed on as a ‘Tiger’…
Now, may you rest in peace…We will miss you very much buddy! With all my love…????”

While Mr Amitabh Bachcan posted on his official blog, “Aadesh Shrivastava passed away…I lived my music with him…I live without him now… and perhaps my music too.”

Mr. Shrivastava last rites were performed at Mumbai’s Oshiwara Crematorium today. Many of Hindi film and music fraternity came to pay their respects and support the family.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Stay tuned we will be bringing you our tribute to the composer with the songs and music that touched our lives.

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