Raam Laxman, Veteran Music Composer Dies At 78 Due To Cardiac Arrest; Salman Khan, Lata Mangeshkar & Others Pay Tribute


Popular music composer Raam Laxman passed away in the early hours of May 22 in Nagpur following a heart attack. He was 78. Raam Laxman was known for composing the music for films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Hum Saath Saath Hain, 100 Days, Taraana, Patthar Ke Phool, Anmol among others. Bollywood superstar Salman Khan mourned the demise of Raam Laxman. Lata Mangeshkar also expressed her condolences. Lata Mangeshkar gave vocals to popular Raam Laxman songs like “Maye Ni Maye”, “Didi Tera Dewar Deewana” and “Kabootar Ja Ja Ja” among others. Rajshri Productions also mourned the demise of Raam Laxman. Born as Vijay Patil, the music composer began his career as Laxman of the Raam Laxman duo. His partner Surendra, Raam of the duo, passed away in 1976 soon after they signed the film Agent Vinod. Vijay continued to use his partner’s name in his creations nevertheless to honour his memory. Raam Laxman was known for composing music for Marathi, Hindi and Bhojpuri films. He had a four-decade-long career in the music industry. He has composed music for over 150 films during his glorious career.

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