Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan bid tearful adieu to Manna Dey

Manna-deyLegendary singer Manna Dey died early today after prolonged illness. (Express archive photo)

Legendary playback singer MAnna Dey died at a Bengaluru hospital early today after prolonged illness.

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Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to express their condolences on the loss of one of Bollywood's golden voices.

Playback Singer Lata Mangeshkar said: Aaj mahan shastriya gayak aur parshwa gayak Manna Dey sahab jinhe hum sab Manna Da kehete the wo humare bich nahi rahe,mujhe jaha tak yaad hai ,Manna da ke saath maine anil bishwas ji ka classical gana gaya tha 1947/48 me ,wo mera unke saath pehela gana tha. Manna da bohot hasmukh aur saral swabhav ke insaan the, apne kaam ke prati bohot samarpit the. Main ishwar se prarthana karti hu ki Manna da ki aatma ko wo shanti de. Main Manna da ki aatma ko pranam karti hun.

Manish Tewari: Deepest condolences on the sad demise of Sh. Manna Dey. His voice & unique style enthralled a whole generation Another legend has left us.

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