Veteran music composer Khayyam passed away on August 19. He was best remembered for composing music for popular Hindi films like Kabhie Kabhie and Umrao Jaan. Gulzar along with Vishal Bhardwaj and others arrived for Khayyam's Anntim Darshan at his residence in Juhu, Mumbai. All pictures/Sameer Markande, Yogen Shah and Pallav Paliwal
Fondly known as Khayyam Saab, Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi was in a critical condition due to lung infection and was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) at Sujoy Hospital in Juhu.
In picture: Gulzar came to offer condolences to Khayyam Saab's family at his Juhu home.
The musical genius breathed his last at Sujoy Hospital, Juhu, where he was admitted for around 10 days. He was 92.
The funeral of the National Award-winning music director will take place on Tuesday evening, August 20, with full state honours, an aide said. Khayyam's mortal remains have been kept at his Juhu home for people to pay their last respects.
In picture: Veteran actress Poonam Dhillon arrives to pay her last respects to Khayyam at his Juhu residence.
Khayyam's funeral will start from his Juhu residence at 4 pm, and make its way to the Four Bungalows Kabrastan. The last rites will be performed at 4.30 pm and he will be accorded full state honours, including a gun salute, said the aide.
At the tender age of 17, Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi, better known as Khayyam, began his career in music from the city of Ludhiana. He got his first big break in blockbuster Umrao Jaan through which he made his permanent place in the Hindi film industry.
In picture: Vishal Bhardwaj, Gulzar and music director Uttam Singh at Khayyam's residence in Juhu.
Veteran actor Raza Murad also came in to pay his respects to music composer Khayyam at his Juhu home.
Producer Ashoke Pandit also came to offer his condolences to Khayyam's family at their Juhu residence.
Sonu Nigam, who visited the hospital in which Khayyam was kept last night (August 19), also came in to pay his respects to Khayyam at his Juhu residence.
Alka Yagnik also came in to pay her respects to late music composer Khayyam at his residence in Juhu.
Popular TV presenter Tabassum, who is rarely spotted in public, came in to pay her respects to Khayyam at his Juhu home.
Sonu Nigam greets Tabassum at Khayyam's residence in Juhu.
Gulzar with Vishal Bhardwaj, Poonam Dhillon, Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik, Uttam Singh, Talat Aziz and others come in to pay their last respects to veteran music director Khayyam at his residence in Juhu, Mumbai. We have pictures
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