Published On: Fri, Jun 24th, 2016

Bollywood mourns tragic death of Amjad Sabri

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The Qawwali maestro is gone, leaving behind a legacy of Sufi music. It’s not just Pakistan mourning the killing of Amjad Sabri, but condemnations are also pouring in from showbiz personalities from across the border.

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Popular Indian singer Kailash Kher says he was stunned to discover about the tragic death of Pakistan Sufi musician Amjad Sabri.

“I am stunned to see why would anyone kill a figure who is spreading laughter and smiles,” said Kher while speaking to ARY News.

Kher said Sabri was one among those who propagated Allah’s message. ‘I am shocked to see killing of this pious person during the holy month of Ramazan.

By targeting these artistes, terrorists are wiping out humanity from the soil, he said.

Meanwhile, scores of Bollywood figures tweeted their grief after the tragic death of Sabri and said the passing of artiste was loss to the world.

One of Pakistan’s best known Sufi musicians was shot dead by unknown assailants riding a motorcycle in Karachi on Wednesday afternoon, triggering an outpouring of grief over what police described as an “act of terror”.

Amjad Sabri, aged around 45, was travelling by car from his home to a television studio, when a motorcycle pulled up alongside the vehicle and the attackers opened fire, killing him on the spot.

One of Pakistan’s best known Sufi musicians was shot dead by unknown assailants riding a motorcycle in Karachi on Wednesday afternoon, triggering an outpouring of grief over what police described as an “act of terror”.

Amjad Sabri, aged around 45, was travelling by car from his home to a television studio, when a motorcycle pulled up alongside the vehicle and the attackers opened fire, killing him on the spot.

Scores of Bollywood figures tweeted their grief after the tragic death of Sabri and said the passing of artiste was loss to the world.

Actress Alia Bhatt told Press Trust of India: “It’s very unfortunate, heartbreaking and sad that something like this has happened to an artiste.”

Popular Indian singer grieved at death of Sabri:

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Pakistani artistes offer condolences

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News Source ARY News

About the Author

Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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