NEW DELHI: Punjabi Sufi singer Pyarelal Wadali on Friday, March 9 dies at the age of 75 year due to a heart attack at a private hospital in Punjab. 75-year-old Wadali had sung several popular Punjabi songs with his elder brother Puran Chand Wadali sang such as ‘Tu maane yaa na maane‘ and Tanu Weds Manu’s ‘Rangrez mere’.
He was admitted to the hospital on Monday due to a chest pain. He was put on ventilator support after his condition deteriorated but he could not be revived.
The singer’s wife is alive just now, has two sons and three daughters.
Wadali was honoured with several state and national level awards along with his elder brother.
Singer Daler Mehndi has expressed a huge grief on her demise and said that he was the ‘King of Punjab’.
“Punjab De Shahenshah singer PyarelalWadali Ji who took the Punjabi literature and music to highest levels across the globe leaves this world today. May his soul RIP. What water is to fish Wadali brothers is to Punjab,” he tweeted.
Singer Richa Sharma called Wadali’s death a sad day for the music fraternity.