Nepal’s legendary singer Prem Dhoj Pradhan is no more.
Pradhan, 84, breathed his last during treatment on Thursday, according to musician Laxman Shesh.
Pradhan was admitted to the Kathmandu Neuro and General Hospital in Sundhara of the capital for the past few days after he reported chest pain. He died there this afternoon, informs Shesh from the hospital.
Known as the Golden Voice in the Nepali classical music industry, Pradhan was born in Chautara of Sindhupalchok district in the last 1930s.
Some of his most popular songs are Yo Nepali Shir Uchali, Para Laijau Phulaharu, and Ghumtima Naaau Hai.
He has also sung with famed Indian singers such as Usha Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle.