Veteran Bollywood music composer Mohammed Zahur 'Khayyam' Hashmi began his career at the age of 17 and composed music for famous films like 'Kabhie Kabhie' and 'Umrao Jaan.' He has also bestowed with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2007.
Veteran composer Khayyam, best known for his music in classic films such as 'Kabhi Kabhie' and 'Umrao Jaan', passed away after prolonged illness at a hospital in Mumbai on Monday.
Legendary music composer Mohammed Zahur Hashmi, popularly known as Khayyam, was a recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and Padma Bhushan.
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