Veteran playback singer Edava Basheer has passed away. The unfortunate incident happened after Edava Basheer collapsed on stage while performing at the golden jubilee celebrations of the Blue Diamond's orchestra in Alappuzha, Kerala on Saturday night. Sangeetha Sajith Dies; Noted Playback Singer Was Known For Songs Like Ambili Poovettam, Thaneerai Kaadhalikum Among Others.

Though he was immediately taken to a nearby hospital his life could not be saved. Fans have expressed grief after learning about the shocking news. Chethana Raj Dies: Kannada TV Actress Passes Away After Fat Removal Surgery; Parents Claim Negligence of Hospital Authorities.

"Can't believe it. So sad," a social media user tweeted. "May his soul rest in peace," another one wrote on Instagram. Edava Basheer was 78.

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