40-year-old Haryanvi musician Raju Punjabi passed suddenly in a Hisar private hospital. Prior to his passing, ANI claimed that he had been receiving treatment for jaundice for a number of days.
Raju’s health initially became better throughout treatment, which led to his release from the hospital. He eventually deteriorated though, and was need to be readmitted. The musician will be laid to rest in his Rajasthani homeland of Rawatsar.
Manohar Lal Khattar, the chief minister of Haryana, sent his sympathies and called Raju Punjabi’s departure a “irreparable loss” to the state’s music industry.
He announced the sad news of Raju Punjabi, a well-known Haryanvi singer and music producer, passing away on X (previously Twitter). He claimed that the Haryana music business had lost an invaluable asset with his passing. He prayed that God would grant the departed soul a seat at His holy feet and give the family members the fortitude to bear this great loss. He ended by chanting “Om Shanti.”
The Haryanvi music business was well-known for Raju Punjabi, who is most known for the singles “Desi Desi,” “Aacha Lage Se,” “Tu Cheez Lajawab,” “Bhang Mere Yaara Ne,” and “Last Peg,” among others. Additionally, he had worked with well-known singer Sapna Choudhary. The business is in disbelief after his unexpected death.