According to the reports, the singer had multiple health issues. Talking to IANS, the late singer’s wife said, “He was suffering from several health complications, including urinary issues since some time.” Also, his wife told a website that he had a colon infection.
The late singer’s wife Mitali Singh and son Amandeep Singh released a statement that read, “Bhupendra Singhji left for his heavenly abode at 7.45 pm this evening he was unwell since last 6 months. The cremation will take place at 12.30 am at Oshiwara crematorium.”
The doctor of the hospital told a website that he was admitted ten days before as he had an infection. The doctor further added that the late singer had a colon ailment and also got COVID-19 during the treatment. He further added that the singer’s condition worsened in the morning and he was put on a ventilator. The doctor concluded by stating that the singer suffered a cardiac arrest in the evening.
Several fans took to their respective social media handles to mourn the demise of the singer.
A user tweeted, “Bhupinder Singh was truly one of the best soulful voices in that era, which saw a bevy of megahits from titans such as Kishore, Rafi, and Mukesh. Huzur is kadar and Dil dhundta hain are favourites. Om Shanti,” while another wrote, “Music world has lost another gem. Legendary singer Bhupinder Singh passes away. He had a calmness in his voice which was very soothing to his listeners. Thank you for all those melodious songs #BhupinderSinghJi. You will always be remembered through your music. Om Shanti 🙏”
Singh is known for songs in the movies like ‘Satte PeSatta’, ‘Dooriyan’, ‘Ahista Ahista’, ‘Mausam’, ‘Haqeeqat’ and more.
His popular songs include ‘Hoke Majboor Mujhe, Usne Bulaya Hoga’, ‘Ek Akela Is Shaher Mein’, ‘Beeti Na Beetai Raina’, ‘Dil Dhoondhta Hai’, ‘Duki Pe Duki Ho Ya Satte Pe Satta’ and many more.
The late legend hailed from Amritsar and started his career with All India Radio. He was also associated with the Delhi Doordarshan Centre.