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Bollywood's 'King of Melody' Manna Dey dies at 94

Legendary Bollywood singer Manna Dey, whose husky voice dominated the soundtracks of Indian movie classics for more than 60 years, died in hospital on Thursday aged 94. The playback singer, who had been struggling with ill health for several months, died in the southern city of Bangalore after suffering multiple organ failure, a hospital spokesman told AFP. "We are saddened by his loss, but he died peacefully," his son-in-law Jnanranjan Deb, who was at the singer's bedside when he died, told the Press Trust of India news agency.

Legendary Bollywood singer Manna Dey dies at 94

Legendary Bollywood singer Manna Dey, whose husky voice dominated the soundtracks of Indian movie classics for more than 60 years, died in hospital on Thursday aged 94. The playback singer, who had been struggling with ill health for several months, died in the southern city of Bangalore city after suffering multiple organ failure, a hospital spokesman told AFP.

Legendary Bollywood singer Manna Dey dies

Legendary Bollywood singer Manna Dey died in hospital on Thursday after a five-decade career on the soundtracks of Indian movie classics, reports said. He was 94. The star, who had been unwell with respiratory problems in recent months, died of cardiac arrest in the early morning, a senior doctor at the Narayana Hrudayalaya hospital in southern Bangalore city told the Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency. "We are saddened by his loss, but he died peacefully. His last rites will be performed later in the day," his son-in-law Jnanranjan Deb told PTI.
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