Published Feb 13, 2016 04:17pm

End of a legend: Fans pay tribute to Bangladeshi music director Robin Ghosh

Ghosh was married to Pakistani veteran actress Shabnam and composed the soundtrack for iconic Pakistani films like Aina
Ghosh was married to Pakistani veteran actress Shabnam and composed the soundtrack for iconic Pakistani films like Aina

Bangladeshi music director Robin Ghosh passed away in Dhaka today due to respiratory failure. He was 79.

Ghosh was married to to Pakistani veteran actress Shabnam, with whom he had one son Ronnie.

He has composed the soundtracks of numerous Pakistani films, including the iconic Aaina. He has received multiple Nigar Awards for Talaash (1963), Chakori (1967), Chahat (1974), Aaena (1977), Amber (1978) and Dooriyan (1984).

Ghosh was admitted to a hospital in Dhaka after he fell sick three days ago. He had suffered a stroke late last year.

Fans took to Twitter to pay tribute to the man and his legacy:

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