Legendary singer Manna Dey dies at the age of 94

Legendary singer Manna Dey dies at the age of 94.

Manna Dey_CollageManna Dey, one of Indian cinema’s golden voices, died in a Bangalore hospital on October 24, 2013. He was 94.

Mr Dey was taken to ICU on Wednesday to be treated for respiratory illness and renal failure. He has been in and out of hospital the last few months and was on dialysis in September.

Born Prabodh Chandra Dey in 1919 and known by his nickname Manna, he sang in many Indian languages including Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarati, Punjabi and Bhojpuri.

Manna Dey received the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards.

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