Music legend Balwinder Safri is no more at 63.
Safri had been discharged from the hospital recently after spending 86 days in New Cross Hosptial.
He was admitted to the hospital on 20th April 2022 following heart complications and two days later a triple bypass was performed on him.
Safri was operated on and was taken back to the theatre for further surgery, he was in a coma after his surgey with CT scans showing that brain damage had occured.
Capt Amarinder Singh expressed grief on the singer's demise.
Saddened to learn about the death of Punjabi music legend Balwinder Safri today.— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) July 26, 2022
My heartfelt condolences are with his family and millions of Punjabi fans around the world. pic.twitter.com/7NVNUgUiIf
He struggled— Dipps Bhamrah (@DippsBhamrah) July 26, 2022
He ascends as a Legend
He will forever be remember as one of the greatest voices of #Punjabi #Bhangra music.
Waheguru Ohna Nu Apne Charna Vich Niwas Bakshe 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/2pThHITAnB
The undisputed voice of ‘90s UK Bhangra - RIP Balwinder Safri 🕊— Manpal Rana (@ManpalRana) July 26, 2022
As both his friend and fan of his music, I and Brit Asia TV would like to offer our condolences to his family, friends and fans all over the world.— BritAsia TV (@BritAsiaTV) July 26, 2022
We will be paying tribute to Balwinder Safri all week exclusively on Brit Asia Tv and would love to hear from all of you”
The Brit Asia TV awards shared a Twitter post recognizing the calibre of the artist.
His loss is being felt by the Punjabi community locally and around the world.