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Celebs mourn Bhupen Hazarika's death

Legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, who wove a magical tapestry out of traditional Assamese music and lyrics, died on Saturday following a prolonged illness. The film and music industry is in a state of shock.

music Updated: Nov 05, 2011 19:31 IST
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Legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, who wove a magical tapestry out of traditional Assamese music and lyrics, died on Saturday following a prolonged illness. The film and music industry is in a state of shock.

Actor Akshay Kumar: "After Jagjit Singh, India has lost another musical wonder, RIP Bhupen Hazarika. The man who gave us Dil Hoom Hoom K..."

Riteish Deshmukh: "RIP SIR- a big loss to all music lovers RT."

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt: "Hazarika's death will leave a huge vacuum. He was the face of North-East India."

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar: "Sad to hear the demise of legendary music maestro Bhupen Hazarika, RIP."

Actor Sanjay Suri: "Very very Sad to hear about Dr Bhupen Hazarika... spent some wonderful time with him during Daman."

Singer Abhijeet: "Bhupen Hazarika introduced Assamese folk song to world. His death has shattered me."

Musician Shantanu Moitra: "It was God's voice when he sang."

Actor Farooque Shaikh: "Bhupen Hazarika was a multi faceted talent."

Pandit Jasraj: "He was a great music director."

Singer Usha Uthup: "Void left by Bhupen cannot be filled."

The singer was 85-years-old. He died at 4.37 pm at the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai.