Narendra Chanchal passes away; PM Modi & others pays tribute
Iconic Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal passes away in Apollo Hospital in Delhi, aged 76.
In a shocking turn of events, iconic Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal took his last breathe today in Apollo Hospital at 12:15 p.m. in Delhi, aged 76 due to age-related issues.
Sanjay Malik, who has been Narendra Chanchal’s concert organizer for the last 25 years, shared the news and told Indian Express, “His health hadn’t been well for some time now. He had been admitted to the Apollo Hospital for two months. He had fallen quite weak. He breathed his last today.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his Twitter handle to mourn the demise of the singer, “The news of the demise of popular hymn singer Narendra Chanchal ji is extremely sad. He made a mark in the world of singing hymns with his vibrant voice. My condolences to his family and fans in this hour of mourning. Om Shanti!,” he wrote in Hindi.
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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
Many netizens and celebrities have been flooding social media platforms with heartfelt and emotional posts for the bhajan singer.
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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
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. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/zXEBN07MbM
— Daler Mehndi (@dalermehndi) January 22, 2021
Shri #NarendraChanchal ji will be remembered forever through the songs he sang. I doubt anyone will ever walk up to Vaishnodevi without hearing his voice resounding through the hills. 🙏🏽
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) January 22, 2021
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) 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
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
He is specialized in religious songs and hymns. In 1973, Narendra got his big break when he sang a Bollywood song ‘Beshak Mandir Masjid’ for the film ‘Bobby’ and won Filmfare Best Male Playback Award. He also released an autobiography called Midnight Singer which narrates his life, struggles, and hardships leading to achievements.
We the team of The Live Mirror offer condolence to Narendra Chanchal’s family.