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Musician Ravindra Jain dies in Mumbai at 71

Composer of songs such as “Gori tera gaon bada pyara’ and ‘Ankhiyon ke jharokhon se’, Ravindra Jain, passed away in Mumbai. He was 71.

music Updated: Oct 09, 2015 17:03 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Ravindra Jain,Music director,Chitchor
Music director Ravindra Jain.(YouTube)

Veteran music director Ravindra Jain passed away in Mumbai. He was 71. He was admitted to Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital following a problem in his kidney. Jain was shifted from Wockhardt Hospital in Nagpur to Mumbai by a chartered air ambulance for treatment at Lilavati Hospital in Bandra on Sunday. ANI tweeted the news of his death.

The viaually-challenged musician Jain composed music for hit films like Chor Machaye Shor, Geet Gaata Chal, Chitchor and Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se, in the 70s.

He was given a big break by Raj Kapoor, for whom he composed many super hit songs in movies such as Ram Teri Ganga Maili, Do Jasoos, and Heena, which was directed by Randhir Kapoor.

During the 1980s and 1990s, Jain widely composed music for many mythological movies and television serials. (With inputs from PTI)

First Published: Oct 09, 2015 17:00 IST