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Celebrities mourn Khayyam's demise

Veteran singer Udit Narayan who sang a few ghazals and a song for the late composer said, "Every single composition and work of Khayyam sahib is immortal and we will not be able to forget it. May he rest in peace."

Aug 20, 2019, 21:22 PM IST

Music composer Khayyam accorded full state honours as Bollywood bids a tearful adieu

A host of film personalities visited the house of the veteran and paid their homage to him. 

Aug 20, 2019, 20:11 PM IST

Full state honours for legendary composer Khayyam

Khayyam's last rites will be performed at 4.30 pm and he will be accorded full state honours, including a gun salute.

Aug 20, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Remembering Khayyam: Popular songs by the maestro

Legendary music composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam breathed his last at 9:30 pm on Monday in Mumbai. Better known as Khayyam, the composer died at the age of 92 in a private hospital in Juhu, Mumbai following a brief illness.

Aug 20, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi: Music maestro of classical allure

Come to think of it, even in the era when he created music in Bollywood, his adherence to classicism made Khayyam an exception. Through the sixties, seventies and eighties - his busy years - Bollywood was discovering the sound of music coming from the West.

Aug 20, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

Veteran Bollywood music composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi dead

Veteran music director-composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi, admired for composing music for films like 'Kabhie Kabhie' and 'Umrao Jaan,' died on Monday night in Mumbai. He breathed his last at Sujoy Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai at 9.30 pm due to age-related illness. He was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Sujoy Hospital since the last few days.

Aug 19, 2019, 22:40 PM IST

Veteran music composer Khayyam in ICU, said to be critical

The musician, a recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and Padma Bhushan, is in a critical condition due to infection in lungs, as was informed by BN Tiwari, president of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees Union. 

Aug 16, 2019, 07:14 AM IST

Khayyam donates Rs 5 lakh for Pulwama martyrs' families

Khayyam has composed music of successful films like "Kabhi Kabhie", "Umrao Jaan", "Trishul", "Noorie" and "Bazaar".

Feb 19, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

Music maestro Khayyam conferred Hridaynath Award for Lifetime Achievement

"Khayyamji is a 92-year-young man. Presenting this award to him is indeed an honour for me," said the 48-year old Fadnavis.

Oct 27, 2018, 14:52 PM IST

DNA: Today in History | February 18th, 2016

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Feb 18, 2016, 23:38 PM IST

Lata Mangeshkar wishes Khayyam on birthday!

Lata Mangeshkar extended best wishes to legendary music composer Khayyam.

Feb 18, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

Hema Malini, Khayyam pay tribute to Ravindra Jain

Numerous Bollywood celebrities including Hema Malini and veteran composer Khayyam were present at late music director Ravindra Jain's memorial here on Saturday to offer their condolences to his family.

Oct 11, 2015, 01:16 AM IST

Words not enough to praise Sonu Nigam: Khayyam

 Legendary music composer Khayyam is full of praise for singer Sonu Nigam.

Sep 01, 2015, 18:31 PM IST

Khayyam impressed with young composers, says they can do wonders

The music maestro behind music of films like ‘Kabhi Kabhie’ and ‘Umrao Jaan’, Khayyam says although the standard of music has deteriorated in Bollywood, “talented young” musicians and writers have the capability to do “wonders”.

May 02, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

When Khayyam got scared of `Pakeezah`!

Legendary music composer Khayyam, who turned 86 recently, recalled how he was scared while composing music for one of his biggest hits ‘Umrao Jaan’ after the super success of film ‘Pakeezah’.

Feb 19, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

President confers Padma awards

President Pratibha Patil gave away the Padma awards at a function attended by Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Mar 25, 2011, 00:25 AM IST

Khayyam wanted to be an actor

Khayyam learnt music because actors in those days were required to sing.

Feb 07, 2011, 18:07 PM IST

Waheeda, Shashi, Khayyam gets Padma Bhushan

Veteran composer Khayyam, the man behind the soulful music in "Kabhi kabhie nere dil mein" and "Dil cheez kya hai", has been honoured with the Padma Bhushan, the nation`s third highest civilian award, on the eve of the Republic Day.

Jan 25, 2011, 21:31 PM IST

Malwa Sangeet Samman for Khayyam

Khayyam will be honoured with this year`s Malwa Sangeet Samman.

Jan 04, 2011, 14:50 PM IST