Rahat Indore famous Urdu Poet passes away due to COVID – 19
Famous Urdu poet Rahat Indore passes away due to COVID – 19. The 70-year-old, who was quite active on social media, took toTwitter to announce that he has tested positive for the virus on Monday. However the poet and lyricist died due to the viral infection in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore.
The 70-year-old was undergoing treatment at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences in Indore. “He (Rahat Indori) suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved… He had 60% pneumonia,” Dr Vinod Bhandari was quoted as saying by ANI.
“After showing initial COVID-19 symptoms, I underwent the COVID-19 test on Monday and tested positive for the virus today. I have been admitted to Aurobindo hospital,” Indori had written on Twitter this afternoon.
In his tweet, the noted poet asked his followers to wish him a speedy recovery, and requested them to not call his family to enquire about his well-being. Indori further said that he will keep them updated about his health through Twitter and Facebook.
Soon after he posted the tweet, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had wished Indori a speedy recovery.The chest department head of the hospital Dr Ravi Dosi had earlier today said that Indori had pneumonia, PTI reported.
A PhD in Urdu Literature, Rahat Indore gave some everygreen songs to Bollywood. He penned the lyrics for films ‘Kareeb’ – Chori Chori Jab Nazrein Mili, ‘Ishq’ – Dekho Dekho Janam Hum and many more. A viral trend ‘Bulati Hain Magar Jaane Ka Nahi’ that started during the Valentines week on Facebook, TikTok, Instgram and Twitter was a line from the ghazal penned by Rahat Indori. People started using this phrase as meme.
CMD’s condolences to the family and the veteran who will all lost today. May his soul rest in peace as Famous Urdu poet Rahat Indore passes away due to COVID – 19.