The world of music mourns the death of Pandit Rajan Mishra, who died in Delhi on Sunday.
Classical singer Rajan Mishra of the duo Rajan and Sajan Mishra has breathed his last breath at St Stephen’s Hospital in the capital due to complications from Covid. He was 70 years old.
Singer Lata Mangeshkar tweeted: “Mujhe abhi pata chala ki bahut guni shastriya gayak Padma Bhushan Sangeet Natak Akademi puraskar se sammanit Pandit Rajan Mishra ji ka nidhan hua hai. Ye sunke mujhe bahut dukh hua. Ishwar unki aatma ko shanti pradan kare. Meri samvedanaayein unke pariwar ke saath hai (I got to know the talented classical singer and Padma Bhushan, Sangeet Natak Akademi award winner Pandit Rajan Mishra ji is no more. My heart is broken. May his soul rest in peace I offer my condolences to his family). “
Singer Hariharan posted on Instagram: “I am really sad to inform that another great soul passed away last night, Padma Bhushan Pandit Rajan Mishra was one of the deans of Hindustani classical music belonging to Benaras gharana who has inspired millions of people with his art and talent. It is a great loss for the musical fraternity and all music lovers. May God bless his soul and give strength to his family.
Poet and lyricist Prasoon Joshi wrote: “It is sad to hear of the passing of Pt Rajan Mishra. Glad to have spent some time with him. A deep voice of devotion and purity, My deepest condolences for the bereaved family.
Songwriter Vishal Dadlani shared, “The passing of Pt. Rajan Mishra ji is a loss for all of India and all of music. Far too many pillars of knowledge and culture have left us in recent times. It is a terribly impoverished world. “
Singer Shreya Ghoshal tweeted: “Pt. Rajan Mishra ji is no longer with us. End of an era. His music has been an integral part of my growth. Really hardly know that he succumbed to a covid followed by cardiac arrest. Broken Heart. Rest in peace.”
Composer Salim-Merchant wrote: “Heartbreaking News – Padma Bhushan Shri Rajan Mishra ji passed away today. He died of Covid in Delhi. He was a renowned classical singer of Benaras Gharana and was one half of the pandit brother duo Rajan Sajan Mishra. My condolences to the family. Om Shanti. “
Singer Sona Mohapatra wrote: “#OmShanti. Their interpretation of Raaga Jaijaiwanti was one of my favorites. Class 9. I woke up every day. #RIP a new hole every day # COVID19. “
Must read: When Abhishek Bachchan lost his temper after Vivek Oberoi shared a meme about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, but the actress stopped him!