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Legendary Bangladeshi Singer Ayub Bachchu Passes Away at 56 Due to Heart Failure

The legendary musician Ayub Bachchu passed away at his residence in Dhaka on Thursday.


Updated:October 18, 2018, 5:49 PM IST
Legendary Bangladeshi Singer Ayub Bachchu Passes Away at 56 Due to Heart Failure
File photo of popular Bangladeshi singer-songwriter and guitarist Ayub Bachchu. (Image: wikimedia Commons)

Bangladeshi singer, guitarist and songwriter Ayub Bachchu passed away at his residence in Dhaka on Thursday. He was 56. According to a report published by Dhaka Tribune, the musician breathed his last at city's Square Hospital after suffering a heart attack at his residence.

Dr Mirza Nizamuddin, Square Hospital’s Director of Medical Services, talked to Dhaka Tribune and said, “Ayub Bachchu suffered heart failure at his home around 8:30am, and left for Square Hospital with his driver by car. He died on his way to the hospital. He was found dead on arrival after he reached the hospital at 8:40am. On-duty doctors announced his death at 8:55am.”

He further added, “Bachchu underwent heart valve surgery in 2009 and was a regular patient at this hospital. He continued to suffer from heart tissue damage and health complications.”

Ayub's ‘namaz-e-janaza’ will be held at the National Eidgah ground in Dhaka on Friday after the Jummah prayers. He will later be buried at his family graveyard in Chittagong, said report.

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| Edited by: Huma Tabassum
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