Edava Basheer, a famous Malayalam playback singer who was 78 years old and died on stage while performing on Saturday, will be laid to rest on Sunday. The funeral will be held at Kadappakada Juma Masjid Kabarishthan at 3 p.m. Edava Basheer was singing “Mano ho thum” in Hindi when he suddenly fell on stage during a show put on by the Blue Diamond orchestra, which he had been a part of for many years. The event took place at Pathirappaly in the district of Kollam. He was taken quickly to a private hospital in Cherthala, but it was too late to save his life.
The veteran singer became well-known when he was in high school. He won several awards for his music. Basheer started a music group called “Sangeethalaya” in Varkala, which is in the district of Thiruvananthapuram. The best-known Malayalam singer, K.J. Yesudas.
Basheer went to all of Kerala’s temple festivals, and his song “Akasaroopini, Annapoorneswari,” which praises the goddess Durga, was one of the most popular songs at his public shows.
He had played his music all over the world, in places like the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East.
Edava Basheer died, and both the Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, and the Leader of the Opposition, V.D. Satheeshan, sent their condolences.