Saturday, February 22, 2020

Music Composer Khayyam's Funeral

20 Aug, 2019

National Award-winning music director Mohammed Zahir Hashmi, renowned as 'Khayyam,' was cremated with full state honours at a Muslim cemetery in Mumbai after prominent Bollywood personalities bid him a tearful adieu here on Tuesday evening. Khayyam's mortal remains were kept at his home in Daskshina Park Society, Juhu, to enable people to pay their last respects to the legendary music composer, who passed away at the age of 92 following a brief illness on Monday.


At around 3.30 p.m. on Tuesday, his funeral procession with a Mumbai Police escort team of pallbearers started for the cemetery as a large number of friends, Bollywood personalities and his admirers joined