Veteran singer Jagjit Kaur passed away on Sunday at the age of 93 due to age-related illnesses.
According to the spokesperson of the Khayyam Jagjit Kaur KPG Charitable Trust, Pritan Sharma, the singer passed away at 6am in her residence in Mumbai.
“The last rites will be performed with limited attendance today at Pawan Hans Crematorium, Vile Parle, here,” Sharma said.
Kaur, who was also the wife of late music composer Khayyam, sang several songs including ones composed by her husband like Dekh lo aaj humko, Pehle to aankh milana and Tum apna ranj–o-gham apni pareshani mujhe de do.
Kaur and Khayyam tied the knot in 1954. She sang a song in the Khayyam-composed tracks of Umrao Jaan in 1981. Khayyam passed away in 2019. The legendary composer was known for his music in films such as Kabhi Kabhie and Umrao Jaan.