Yashwant Dev Passes Away at 92, Fans Mourn the Death of Ace Marathi Lyricist-Composer
Marathi lyricist-composer Yashwant Dev passes away. (Photo credits: Twitter)

Popular lyricist and music composer Yashwant Dev passed away early this morning. The ace Marathi artist, aged 92, was admitted in the hospital as he was going through a treatment for chikungunya. His last rites will take place in Dadar in the evening. The news of the renowned musician has shaken the Marathi film industry. Twitter is flooded with condolence messages and the fans are heartbroken by the sad demise of the veteran star of the industry.

Fans posted messages like, "RIP Yashwant Deo Saheb, one of the finest music composers Marathi film industry has ever produced. Huge loss of Music fraternity.#YashwantDev." Check out the tweets.

The award winner lyricist gave irreplaceable gems to the Marathi literature and film world with songs like 'Bhatukli cha Khela madhle', 'jeevanat hi ghadi', 'asen mi nasen mi' to name a few. He also contributed a major share in the Marathi plays apart from the single, albums, folk songs and much more. May his family and friends find the strength to face the irreparable loss.