Singer Labh Janjua, famous for chartbusters like 'London Thumakda' and 'Jee Karda', was found dead at his home on Thursday morning in Mumbai police said.
Labh Janjua. Pic/YouTube
The Punjabi singer died at his residence in suburban Bangur Nagar, Goregaon, Additional Commissioner of Police (north region) Fatehsingh Patil said. Asked if it was a natural death or suicide, the police official declined to comment.
Janjua, a bhangra and hip-hop singer and songwriter, was best known for his bhangra number 'Mundiyaan Toh Bach Ke', which was remixed by Panjabi MC in 1998 and re-released in 2002.
He had also sung some popular Bollywood songs 'Dance Pe Chance' from 'Rab Ne Banaa Di Jodi', 'Soni De Nakhre' from 'Partner' and 'Dil Kare Chu Che' from recently released film 'Singh Is Bliing'.
Bollywood mourns 'London thumakda' singer's demise
Bollywood celebrities like Ayushmann Khurrana, Pritam, Sunidhi Chauhan and Shaan have mourned the tragic demise of Punjabi singer Labh Janjua, calling it a big loss to the Indian music industry.
Labh Janjua sang for numerous Bollywood films like "Pyaar Ke Side Effects", "Dev.D", "Singh is Kinng", "Partner", "Queen" and "Garam Masala".
B-Town took to Twitter to express their grief. Here's what they have written:
Ayushmann Khurrana: RIP Labh Janjua. Your voice will always remain immortal. It carried the soul of Punjab.
Salim Merchant: Heard about the sudden demise of singer Labh Janjua. What a fab artist. Prayers and condolences to the family #LabhJanjuaRIP
Sunidhi Chauhan: Shockingly sudden death of Labh Janjua. Really sad.
Shaan: Shocked to hear about Labh Janjua's untimely demise... Life is so uncertain ... RIP
Pritam: RIP Labh Janjua. Can't believe I have to write this. Can't process the news. Rest in peace my friend. My prayers are with his loved ones.
Ehsaan Noorani: RIP Labh Janjua loved your singing.
Harshdeep Kaur: Punjabi singer #LabhJanjua no more! Really shocking news! Life can be so unpredictable.
Ashvini Yardi: Just got the shocking news that our 'Dil kare chu che' singer is no more..RIP Labh Janjua.
Armaan Malik: I'm devastated at this! Paaji Labh Janjua no more with us.
Mayur Puri: Heartbreaking! The singer of 'Tauba main pyar karke pachhtaya' & 'Jee karda' - #LabhJanjua is no more! RIP. I remember dubbing with him for #PKSE. He was the star of 'Mundeya ton Bach Ke' but he treated me like a star. Such a lovely person.