Singer Sonu Nigam has shared that in his last conversation with late Bollywood music composer Aadesh Shrivastava, the singer had referred to him as a "younger brother".
Sonu took to Twitter and shared his Whatsapp conversation dated July 25. A snapshot of the conversation features an image of Mr Shrivastava on a hospital bed. With a smile on his face, although lying on the hospital bed, Mr Shrivastava had shared his photograph with Sonu and captioned it: "Mere chota bhai, khush raho (my younger brother... be happy)." (Also Read - Aadesh Shrivastava: Thank You For the Music)
Responding to the Whatsapp message, the 42-year-old wrote: "Lots of Love Aadesh bhai. Prayers and best wishes. You will get well soon. Jaimataki."
Mr Shrivastava, who battled cancer five years ago, was diagnosed with the same disease again. He was said to be in a critical condition when he was admitted to the hospital. He died in the wee hours of September 5 at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Mumbai. (Also Read - RIP Aadesh Shrivastava: 10 Songs to Remember Him by)
His last rites were held at the Oshiwara Crematorium in Mumbai on September 5. A prayer meet for him was held at the ISKCON temple in Mumbai on September 8.