23 April,2021* 14:06 IST * 2 MIN READ
Shravan Rathod of the iconic composer duo Nadeem-Shravan died battling COVID-19 at a Mumbai hospital on Thursday. He was 66. The news of Shravan Rathod’s death was confirmed by his son, musician Sanjeev Rathod, reported news agency PTI: “He passed away around 10:15 PM tonight. Please pray for his soul,” the grieving son was quoted as saying. After testing positive for COVID-19, Shravan Rathod was admitted to Mumbai’s SL Raheja Hospital on Monday in a reportedly critical condition. Soon after his death on Thursday, condolence messages from celebrities across the music industry, fondly remembering Shravan Rathod, flooded Twitter.
Born in a musical family, Shravan’s father was Hindustani classical singer Pt Chaturbhuj Rathod and was inspired by Kalyanji-Anandji’s music as a child. His brother is popular playback singer Roop Kumar Rathod.
The duo followed Aashiqui with impressive soundtracks in Saajan (1991), Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin (1991), Sadak (1991), Phool Aur Kaante (1991), Deewana (1992), Hum Hai Rahi Pyar Ke (1993), Dilwale (1994) and Raja Hindustani (1996) among others.