- Pandit Jasraj was cremated at Vile Parle’s Pawan Hans Crematorium
- He was cremated within the presence of his members of the family
- His ultimate rites had been carried out by his son Shaarang Dev Pandit
Indian classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj was cremated with state honours at Vile Parle’s Pawan Hans Crematorium, Mumbai, on Thursday, reported information company PTI. The 90-year-old music doyen died of a cardiac arrest on Monday in New Jersey, USA, the place he was dwelling together with his household. He was later introduced again to India. The ultimate rites of Pandit Jasraj had been carried out by his son Shaarang Dev Pandit, adopted by a 21-gun salute at Pawan Hans Crematorium, reported PTI. The funeral befell within the presence of Pandit Jasraj’s household and members of the movie business, together with singers Anup Jalota, Kailash Kher and composer Jatin Pandit, in keeping with Pritam Sharma, the media coordinator for the household, reported PTI.
As a result of coronavirus pandemic, solely 25-30 individuals had been allowed on the crematorium, reported PTI. Pandit Jasraj’s ‘antim darshan’ was held on Thursday at his Versova residence, the place a number of members of the movie fraternity similar to filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, singer Shreya Ghoshal, in addition to flute maestro Pandit Ronu Majumdar paid tributes to the legendary vocalist, reported PTI.
Pandit Jasraj is survived by his spouse Madhura, son Shaarang and daughter Durga Jasraj, each of whom are musicians.
On the day of Pandit Jasraj’s loss of life, Bollywood stars, in addition to members of the music fraternity similar to AR Rahman, Javed Akhtar, Vishal Dadlani, Adnan Sami, Randeep Hooda, Shreya Ghoshal, Madhur Bhandarkar and Shankar Mahadevan expressed grief on social media.
Pandit Jasraj’s musical profession spanned eight a long time. He acquired a number of prestigious awards, together with the Padma Vibhushan, in addition to Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.