With a smile on his face, lying on the hospital bed, Aadesh Shrivastava had shared his photograph on Whatsapp with Sonu and captioned it: "Mere chota bhai, khush raho (my younger brother... be happy)." To which Sonu Nigam replied: "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