Top Bollywood music arranger Anil Mohile dead

Updated: Feb 01, 2012, 13:29 PM IST

Mumbai: Renowned music arranger Anil Mohile passed away at his Mumbai residence Wednesday morning, a family friend said. He was 71.

He is survived by his wife, a daughter and son Amar, also a composer and music arranger.

Mohile suffered a massive heart attack around 2.30 a.m. this morning. He breathed his last shortly afterwards at the Andheri west residence of his son, the friend said.

A favourite with top Bollywood music directors, Mohile arranged music for around 85 Hindi and Marathi movies, including Amitabh Bachchan starrers like `Sharaabi` and `Don`. Son Amar followed in his father`s footsteps with music arrangement for the recent blockbuster, `Singham`.

Mohile also arranged the music and orchestra at stage shows in national and international concerts by top singers like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle and others.