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Veteran music composer Ravindra jain passes away

India TV Entertainment Desk 09 Oct 2015, 17:44:18 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

Mumbai: Veteran Music composer Ravindra Jain  passed away at Mumbai's Lilawati hospital today.

71  yera old musician breathed his last at 4:10 pm , he was admitted to Lilavati after he suffered problem in his kidney due to an urinary infection.

He was in Nagpur for a concert on Sunday, but could not participate because of his health and was subsequently airlifted to Mumbai yesterday.

Jain was shifted from Wockhardt Hospital in Nagpur on Wednesday to Mumbai by a chartered air ambulance for treatment at Lilavati Hospital in Bandra.

Jain was unwell for quite some time and he was under treatment at the Lilavati Hospital. He went to Nagpur to keep his commitment for a programme which he had planned much earlier.

He was in Nagpur for a concert on Sunday, but could not participate because of his health and was subsequently airlifted to Mumbai yesterday.

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

Along with composing music, he also wrote the lyrics for many of his famous songs

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.