Superstar Amitabh Bachchan paid his tribute to
Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan on Twitter. Amitabh said that the era
of soulful singing has come to an end.
Amitabh Bachchan wrote on micro blogging site Twitter, "Deeply
pained to learn of the passing away ofMehdi
HassaninPakistan... a vocalist of immense fame and
unique sonorous voice."
Amitabh Bachchan further added, "Mehdi Hassan, an entire era of
soulful ghazal singing gone... now left with beautiful memories and
personal meetings with him."
Amitabh also remembered his meeting with the legendary singer.
He tweeted, "Mehdi Hassan once told me, he came from humble
beginnings, and used to train and sing to the tone of the tractor
sound in the fields."
Mehdi Hassan was a Pakistani ghazal singer who was born in
India. He passed away at aKarachihospital at the age of
84, on Wednesday, after multiple organ failure.