Wadali brothers singer Pyarelal Wadali singer dies of cardiac arrest

File photo of Ustad Pyarelal Wadali. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 09, 2018, 07.52 AM (IST)

Part of the Wadali brothers duo, singer Ustad Pyarelal Wadali passed away due to cardiac arrest in Amritsar on Friday morning.

Pyarelal Wadali was also a younger brother of Ustad Puran Chand Wadali, the other vocalist of the legendary Punjabi Sufi music duo popularly known as Wadali Brothers.

He died at the age of 75 at Fortis Escorts Hospital of Amritsar where he was admitted on Thursday.

The Wadali Brothers have performed at numerous shows in India and other countries. Their famous numbers include "Tu maane ya na maane dildara, aasan te tenu rab manya".

Together, they had also composed and sung for few Bollywood movies like Pinjar (Darda Marya), Tanu Weds Manu (Aye Rangrez mere) and Mausam ( Ik tu hi tu hi).

Both brothers hailed from Amritsar district of Punjab and were the fifth generation of Wadali musical family.

Believers of Sufi traditions, Wadali brothers sang Gurbani, Kafi, ghazals and bhajans.

The brothers used to live at their ancestral house in Guru Ki Wadali, Amritsar and taught music to those who promised to preserve it without any charge.