Mumbai: The last rites of Bollywood singer-composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who passed away battling cancer, were held this afternoon at the Oshiwara crematorium here.
51-year-old Shrivastava, who was fighting a relapsed cancer, passed away post midnight at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital here.
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The funeral was held at 12.30 pm at Oshiwara crematorium, sources said. Shrivastava had been undergoing cancer treatment at the hospital in Andheri for over 40 days.
He is survived by wife Vijeta Pandit, former Bollywood actress and sister of music-composer duo Jatin- Lalit, and their two sons -- Anivesh and Avitesh.
Over the course of his career, Shrivastava had composed music for over 100 Hindi films including hits like "Chalte Chalte", "Baabul", "Baghban", "Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham" and "Rajneeti".
Shrivastava delivered chart busters like "Kya Ada Kya Jalwe Tere Paro", "Haathon Mein Aa Gaya Jo Kal", "Sona Sona", "Shava Shava", "Gustakhiyaan", "Gur Nalon Ishq Mitha", "Mora Piya" among others.