Classical singing legend Kishori Amonkar passes away at 84

Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar. (File Photo: IANS) by .
Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar. (File Photo: IANS)
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Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar. (File Photo: IANS) by .
Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar

Renowned classical singer Kishori Amonkar passed away shortly before midnight, family sources said here on Tuesday…..reports Asian Lite News

She was 84 and breathed her last at her Dadar west home.

In her singing career spanning seven decades, she was revered as ‘Gaan-Saraswati’. Belonging to the Jaipur Gharana, she was conferred the Padma Vibhushan and Sahitya Akademi Award among many others.

A widow, she is survived by two sons and grandchildren.