Veteran Music Director Mohinder Singh Passes Away

Music Director Mohinder Singh

Renowned Hindi and Punjabi music director of movies Mohinder Singh has died in Mumbai at the age of 95 and died 6 September 2020. He was born in 1915 in Silanwali, a small town, Mr. Mohinder was from a family of police officers.

Mohinder began studying music at a very childish age and was excited to make it his career. As the years passed, he endeavored a career as a singer on Lahore Radio. He had shifted to Mumbai during the 1947 riots. In Mumbai, he again decided to work at a radio station.

Until then he was in touch with some film personalities and soon he started composing music for Hindi films. The changing spot in his profession appeared with the 1949 film Neel, starring Suriya and Dev Anand.

Mohinder Singh Passed Away

Journalist Raju, Pappi, Mrs. Ji, Nata, Shreen Farhad, Jai Bhavani, Picnic, etc. Remarkable of his famous cinemas were music directors. But because he received some positions for short B-grade films, the big production houses stood signing him for their projects.

He accepted a position in film creation with the Punjabi film Pardesi Ola Ola (1962) and then made music for many Punjabi movies like Daaj, Teri Meri Ek Jindri, Dukh Bhanjan Tera Naam, Santo Manto, Chambe Di Kali, Sukhi Parivar, etc. Even Music for Nanak Naam Jahaz Hai for which he got the role of music director. Mr. Mohinder won the National Award for Best Music for the film Nanak Naam Jaja Hai.

In 2015, he turned back to India and lived in Mumbai, where he continued his journey as a music director. Man, even in his 90s, had a shining memory. He has performed radio interviews over the years that prove to the fact that he recognizes everything about his life. In 2015, he performed in a program related to the re-release of his movie Nanak Naam Jahan Hai.

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