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Bhupinder Singh (6 February 1940 – 18 July 2022), born as Bhupinder Soin, was an Indian musician, chiefly a ghazal singer and also a Bollywood playback singer.

Veteran singer Bhupinder Singh, who sang ‘Dil Dhoondta Hai’, dies aged 82

Veteran singer Bhupinder Singh, who sang ‘Dil Dhoondta Hai’, dies aged 82
Veteran singer Bhupinder Singh, who sang ‘Dil Dhoondta Hai’, dies aged 82

Singer Bhupinder Singh Dies: In his five-decade long career, the singer, born in Amritsar, Punjab, had worked with the biggest names of the music industry such as Mohammed Rafi, R D Burman, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle and Bappi Lahiri, among others.

Veteran singer Bhupinder Singh, best known for his songs such as ‘Do Deewane Shaher Mein’ and ‘Hoke Majboor Mujhe Usne Bulaya Hoga’, died on Monday at the age of 82.

He was admitted to the hospital for the last 9 days and died late this evening due to a heart attack, his wife Mithali Singh said.

She also said that he died due to suspected colon cancer and COVID-19-related complications at a Mumbai hospital.

“He was admitted to the hospital eight to ten days ago as he had some infection in the urine. After tests were performed, he tested positive for COVID-19. He passed away at around 7.45 pm due to suspected colon cancer and had COVID-19,” Mitali Singh who is also a well-known singer, told PTI.

Bhupinder Singh Biography, Wiki

Bhupinder Singh (born February 8, 1940) is an Indian musician, chiefly a ghazal singer and Bollywood playback singer. He was born in Amritsar, Punjab to Nattha Singh, a trained Sikh vocalist who also taught him the rudiments of singing.

Early in his career, Bhupinder performed on All India Radio, Delhi. He was also attached to the Delhi Doordarshan Center, Delhi. He learnt to play the guitar and violin. In 1964, music director Madan Mohan heard him over AIR, and called him to Bombay.

He gave him a chance to sing the song Hoke Majboor Mujhe Usne Bulaya Hoga with Mohammad Rafi in Chetan Anand’s Haqeeqat. Although the song was a hit, Bhupinder didn’t get much recognition. He sang a few more songs in some low-budget films.

Later, Bhupinder joined Rahul Dev Burman’s orchestra and played guitar for many of his popular scores including Dum Maro Dum. He became a good friend of R D Burman, who gave him a chance to sing in Gulzar’s Parichay (1972).

Bhupinder sang two songs in the movie, Beeti Na Beetai Raina and Mitwa Bole Meethe Bai, which gave him recognition as a singer. Bhupinder sang some more popular songs in Gulzar’s movies. Some of these songs included “Dil Dhoondta Hai” from Mausam, “Naam Gum Jayega” and “Ek Akela Is Shaher Mein”.

Gradually, Bhupinder started releasing private albums. His first LP had three self-composed songs and was released in 1968. In 1978, he released his second LP of ghazals, in which he introduced the Spanish guitar, bass and drums to the ghazal style. In 1980, he released his third LP titled Woh Jo Shair Tha, for which the lyrics were written by Gulzar.

In the mid-1980s, Bhupinder married a Bangladeshi Hindu singer Mitali and moved away from playback singing. Together, they perform at ghazal and live performances.

Bhupinder Singh Biography Wikipedia
Bhupinder Singh
Born6 February 1940
Amritsar, Punjab, British India
Died18 July 2022 (aged 82)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
GenresPlayback singing
Occupation(s)Ghazal singer and composer
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1964–2022
Spouse(s)Mitali Mukherjee

Bhupinder Singh Career

Early in his career, Bhupinder performed on All India Radio, Delhi. He was also attached to the Delhi Doordarshan center, Delhi. He learnt guitar and violin. In 1964, music director Madan Mohan heard him over AIR, and called him to Bombay.

He gave him a chance to sing the song Hoke Majboor Mujhe Usne Bulaya Hoga with Mohammad Rafi in Chetan Anand’s Haqeeqat. Although the song was hit, Bhupinder didn’t get much recognition. He sang a few more songs in some low-budget films.

Later, Bhupinder joined Rahul Dev Burman’s orchestra and played guitar for many of his popular scores including Dum Maro Dum. He became a good friend of R D Burman, who gave him a chance to sing in Gulzar’s Parichay (1972).

Bhupinder sang two songs in the movie, Beeti Na Beetai Raina and Mitwa Bole Meethe Bai, which gave him recognition as a singer. Bhupinder sang some more popular songs in Gulzar’s movies. Some of these songs included Dil Dhoondta Hai, Naam Gum Jayega and Ek Akela Is Shaher Mein.

Gradually, Bhupinder started releasing private albums. His first LP had three self-composed songs and was released in 1968.

In 1978, he released his second LP of ghazals, in which he introduced the Spanish guitar, bass and drums to the ghazal style. In 1980, he released his third LP titled Woh Jo Shair Tha, for which the lyrics were written by Gulzar.

Bhupinder Singh Wife

In the mid-1980s, Bhupinder married the Bangladeshi singer Mitali Mukherjee and moved away from playback singing. Mitali Mukherjee is also a singer. Together, they performed at ghazal and live performances. They have a son named Nihal Singh who is also a musician.

Bhupinder Singh FAQ’s

Who was Bhupinder Singh?

Bhupinder Singh (6 February 1940 – 18 July 2022), born as Bhupinder Soin, was an Indian musician, chiefly a ghazal singer and also a Bollywood playback singer.

How old was Bhupinder Singh?

Bhupinder Singh died at 82.

How did Bhupinder Singh die?

At the age of 82, he died of a cardiac arrest on 18 July 2022. He suffered from COVID-19 and colon cancer is also suspected.

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