Numerous Bollywood celebrities including Hema Malini and director-composer Vishal Bhardwaj attended the funeral of late music director Ravindra Jain in Mumbai on October 10. Born blind on February 28, 1944, Mr Jain, was one of the most renowned music composers of the 1970s and 1980s
Celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Rishi Kapoor, Hema Malini and Paresh Rawal mourned the demise of music director Ravindra Jain calling it a great loss to the music industry. Mr Jain died at the age of 71 following prolonged illness at a private hospital on Friday
"Ravindra Jain has given some brilliant music. He was a highly respected figure and his songs are being hummed even today, which feels very good. I feel saddened to know that he is no more. He had given very good music in Chitchor. I feel artists like him can't be replaced and have their own place in the music world"
Mr Jain composed music for hit films like Chor Machaye Shor, Geet Gaata Chal, Chitchor and Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se, in the 70s. During the 1980s and 1990s, Mr Jain widely composed music for many mythological movies and television serials