Published On: Wed, Aug 1st, 2018

Tribute To The Ghazal Maestro Umbayee

Eminent Ghazal maestro Umbayee passed away at a private hospital in Aluva on Wednesday evening. He was 68. He was under treatment for lung cancer.

Even in the ICU he had shown his passion for music and was planning for the concert in Soorya Jalsa Ghar scheduled on 23 October 2018.

Born in Mattancherry, Umbayee was distinguished for his unique way of singing, especially of ghazal music. He has composed music for the poems penned by prominent poets like ONV Kurup, Satchidanandan and these songs always stay forever for the Malayalis. More than 13 ghazal albums where produced by himself and have been a music composer for the movie, too. His remarkable contribution to the field of ghazal music stays unparalleled.


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