Veteran Hindi film lyricist Dev Kohli passed away in Mumbai on Saturday, He was 80.
Kohli is famed for his songs over 100 films including ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya,’ ‘Baazigar,’ ‘Judwaa 2,’ ‘Musafir,’ ‘Shoot Out At Lokhandwala,’ and ‘Taxi Num 911.’ He has collaborated with music directors like Anu Malik, Raam Laxman, Anand Raaj Anand, Anand Milind among others.
Kohli’s spokesperson Pritam Sharma confirmed the lyricist passed away at his home early this morning. He had ailing for some months now and had been admitted to the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai before being brought home around 10 days ago, Sharma said.
Kohli’s last rites will be conducted in Jogeshwari West around 6 pm today.
Close friends Anand Raaj Anand, Anu Malik, Uttam Singh along with stars from Bollywood will attend his funeral.
Born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan into a Sikh family, Kohli relocated to Dehradun following Partition.
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