Dev Kohli: On the last day i.e. on Saturday morning, veteran lyricist Dev Kohli said goodbye to this world at the age of 80. The entire industry is mourning his death. Dev Kohli was cremated at the Oshiwara crematorium on Saturday evening itself where many celebrities came to pay their last respects. His loved ones paid emotional tributes to Dev and remembered the moments spent with him. Dev Kohli’s funeral was also attended by his colleagues, friends Anand Raj Anand and Uttam Singh who worked with him and got emotional at the moment. He paid tribute to lyricist Dev Kohli by remembering him.
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Uttam Singh remembered the moments spent with Dev Kohli
Music composers Uttam Singh and Dev Kohli must have worked together countless times. Everyone knows the friendship of both. Now when Dev Kohli said goodbye to this world, his dear friend Uttam Singh had also reached to pay his last respects. Expressing grief over the death of Dev Kohli, he said that the death of Dev Kohli is a big loss for the Bollywood world. He will always be in the hearts of the people. His first song ‘Geet Gaata Chal’ is still alive today, and will always be. I am fortunate that my friendship lasted for 50 years. I got the opportunity to serve him. May his soul rest in peace.
Uttam Singh said – our friendship lasted for 50 years
Music composer Uttam Singh said that Dev Kohli (Dev Kohli)’s demise is a big loss to the Bollywood world. He will always be in the hearts of the people. His first song ‘Geet Gaata Chal’ is still alive today, and will always be. I am fortunate that my friendship lasted for 50 years. I got the opportunity to serve him. May his soul rest in peace.
Anand Raj remembers Dev Kohli
On Dev Kohli’s departure, lyricist Anand Raj remembered Dev and his old friendship and said, “My journey with Kohli Sahab has been great.” He has also done a great job with Anu Malik. I wonder then that a man like a saint has even written a song like ‘Chalti Hai Kya 9 Se 11’.
Dale Kohli crosses century mark in songwriting
Everyone’s favorite Dev Kohli may have left this world and merged with Panchatattva, but he will always be alive among us through the songs written by him. He has written many songs in his career which have proved to be hits. Dev made more than 100 films memorable with his songs, including ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Baazigar’, ‘Judwaa 2’, ‘Musafir’, ‘Shootout at Lokhandwala’ and ‘Taxi No. 911’. Dev was a veteran lyricist with whom music directors like Anu Malik, Ram Laxman, Anand Raj Anand, Anand Milind and others worked.
Hit Songs of Lyricist Dev Kohli
No one can forget Dev Kohli, not in reality but only in memories. All his songs will keep reminding him all the time. Dev Kohli wrote the lyrics of many hit songs like ‘Aate Jaate Laughte Gaate,’ ‘Kabootar Ja Ja Ja,’ ‘Aaja Sham Hone Aayee,’ ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ and ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’.
Has also made a great partnership with Anu Malik
Let us tell you that, in the 1990s, Dev Saheb made such a partnership with Anu Malik, which everyone kept watching. In fact, he worked with Anu Malik on songs like ‘Dekho Dekho Jaanam Hum’ in Ishq and ‘Yeh Kali Kali Aankhen’ in ‘Baazigar’ which proved to be hits.
Let us tell that, Dev Kohli was born on 2 November 1942 in Rawalpindi city of Pakistan. He belonged to a Sikh family. At the time of partition in the year 1949, he came to Dehradun from Pakistan and settled there, where Dev Saheb’s childhood was spent.