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Renowned Poet and Lyricist Rahat Indori passes away after testing positive for Coronavirus

Renowned Poet and Lyricist Rahat Indori Passes Away: As per the latest reports, Noted Urdu Poet and Lyricist Renowned passed away today at the age of 70. He had tested positive for Coronavirus infection yesterday and was hospitalized at Aurobindo Hospital in Madhya Pradesh. Get Complete Details Here.

Aug 11, 2020 18:25 IST
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Renowned Urdu Poet and Lyricist Rahat Indori passed away on August 11, 2020. He was 70. He had tested positive for COVID-19.

"The popular poet suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved. He was admitted to hospital on Sunday, after testing positive for Covid-19. He had 60% pneumonia,” said Dr Vinod Bhandari of Sri Aurobindo Hospital.

The late poet had tweeted regarding his COVID report earlier today. He had written in his tweet that he was found COVID positive. He had been tested for the virus on August 10 after showing initial symptoms of the infection. He wrote that he has been admitted to Aurobindo hospital.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan penned a few heartfelt lines to express his grief at Indori's demise.

Who was Rahat Indori?

•  Rahat Indori was famous Urdu poet and lyricist. He was also a former professor and painter. He used to teach Urdu language.

•  Indori had worked as a lyricist in many popular Bollywood films including Ghatak, Munnabhai MBBS, Mission Kashmir, Murder, Khuddar and Ashiyaan. 

•  He had also authored several books such as Rut, Do Kadar or Sahi, Dhoop Bahut Hai, Chand Pagal Hai, Maujood, Naraz and Do Kadar or Sahi. 

• He had also traveled widely to several countries across the world to recite poetry including the US, UK, Canada, Australia, UAE, Singapore, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Mauritius.

•  His poem, Bulati Hai Magar Jaane Ka Nahi had gone viral on social media earlier this year.

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