Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Rishi Kapoor and Anupam Kher mourned the death of musician Aadesh Shrivastava on Saturday, calling it a great loss to the music industry. Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava`s body being taken away at the Oshiwara Crematorium for his last rites in Mumbai, on Sep 5, 2015. Aadesh lost his life to blood cancer on Sep 4th, 2015.
Shrivastava’s cancer relapsed for the third time and he was in a critical condition for over 40 days.
Known for his work in films like “Chalte Chalte”, “Baabul”, “Baghban”, and “Raajneeti”, the composer breathed his last a day after he turned 49.
B-Town took to Twitter to express their grief:
Lata Mangeshkar: I’m deeply saddened by the new of the death of musician Aadhesh Shrivastava ji. May his soul rest in peace
Rishi Kapoor: RIP Aadesh Shrivastava
Anupam Kher: I am so saddened to know about the demise of music director Aadesh Shrivastava. He was a wonderful person. Always smiling and always helpful. RIP
Satish Kaushik: Sad to hear about demise of Aadesh Shrivastava after battling with cancer… A great musician wonderful human being…RIP
Arijit Singh: This Janmastami is not Happy for Bollywood, because R.I.P. #AadeshShrivastav.
Priyanka Chopra: RIP #AadeshShrivastava too young…my condolences with the family
Farhan Akhtar: Saddened to hear of Aadesh’s untimely demise…Deepest condolences to his family
Arjun Kapoor: Another life lost to a disease that eats you from within…RIP Aadesh Shrivastava
Sonu Nigam: I remember how he sent me his picture from hospital when he had his relapse this time…Underneath was written, “Mere Chhota bhaai, love you”. He was so full of life, I have yet to see another man who has his traits. My heart wrenches in grief for having lost a friend, a brother. Rip #AadeshShrivastava
Aftab Shivdasani: RIP Aadesh Shrivastava…A bundle of talent and a humble man…May his soul rest in peace…Sincere condolences to his family
Kailash Kher: Unfortunate that I am only reaching mumbai tonight, will not be able to attend last rituals of #aadeshshrivastava will be with family later
Madhur Bhandarkar: Deeply saddened to know about the untimely demise of @iamaadesh was one of our industry’s most talented music
Madhuri Dixit Nene: The world has lost a very talented musician and beautiful soul. Aadesh Shrivastava RIP. Our condolences go out to his family. He will be missed
Ayushmann Khurrana: RIP Aadesh ji. #Gonetoosoon
Shekhar Kapur: Farewell my friend. Your soul took those dreams. Those beautiful melodies. Finished and unfinished. Your love for everyone. Farewell Aadesh
Sushmita Sen: A warrior who always hit the right note! Thank you for gracing our lives and filling it with warmth and amazing music! God speed #AadeshShrivastava
Vishal Dadlani: Saddened to hear of the untimely demise of Aadesh Shrivastava. Condolences to his family, and may they find the strength to bear this loss
Riteish Deshmukh: Sad…Very Sad News- RIP Aadesh Shrivastava – will always remember you for your music, big smile and a warm hug.
Mika Singh: Legendary, talented @adesh ji has sadly passed away…He was on bed from last 45 days fighting cancer..May god bless his soul. Rest in peace
Divya Dutta: Terribly sad! RIP Aadesh Shrivastav! Remember him wth always a warm smile on his face! God bless
Raftaar: RIP to the maestro @iamaadesh ji May god give strength to your family to bear with your loss