Singer Subir Sen passes away

Published: Dec 29, 2015, 13:56 IST | IANS

Singer Subir Sen, known for his work in "Chhoti Bahen", passed away on Tuesday at a private hospital, sources said

Kolkata: Singer Subir Sen, known for his work in "Chhoti Bahen", passed away here on Tuesday at a private hospital, sources said.

Some of his well-known songs include "Dheere chalao zara" with Lata Mangeshkar in "Aas Ka Panchhi" and "Humein un rahon par chalna hai" in "Masoom". In the 1950s, Sen added a unique romantic touch to hit Bengali songs such as "Monalisa tumi ki bolona".

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled his death.

"Saddened at the passing away of legendary singer Subir Sen. He is our Banga Bibhushan. He will always be in our hearts," she tweeted.

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