Source: Agencies09 Oct 2015 20:30:47

Mumbai, October 9: Legendary music composer and lyricist Ravindra Jain brethed his last in Mumbai's Lilavati hospital on Friday.

Ravindra Jain had been admitted to Lilavati Hospital yesterday following ill-health, where his condition was said to be stable.

The 71-year-old music composer was suffering from a urinary infection causing a problem in his kidney, sources said.

Jain was shifted from Wockhardt Hospital in Nagpur to Mumbai by a chartered air ambulance for treatment at Lilavati Hospital in Bandra.

"He was in the ICU... he was on ventilator. He was on 24 hour dialysis," his brother Mahindra told PTI on Thursday.

Jain was unwell for quite some time and he was under treatment at the Lilavati Hospital. He went to Nagpur to keep his commitment for a programme which he had planned much earlier.

He was in Nagpur for a concert on Sunday, but could not participate because of his health and was subsequently airlifted to Mumbai yesterday.

His family members, including wife Divya and brother Manindra, are by his side.

Jain composed music for hit films like "Chor Machaye Shor", "Geet Gaata Chal", "Chitchor" and "Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se", in the 70s.

He was given a big break by Raj Kapoor, for whom he composed many super hit songs in movies such as "Ram Teri Ganga Maili", "Do Jasoos", and "Heena", which was directed by Randhir Kapoor.

During the 1980s and 1990s, Jain widely composed music for many mythological movies and television serials.

Taken aback with demise of Ravindra Jain, Playback singer, Suresh Vadkar said, “Very very sad! a big loss for us and industry, he will always be remembered for his music”.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of noted music composer, Shri Ravindra Jain. "Shri Ravindra Jain will be remembered for his versatile music and fighting spirit. Pained on his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers", Prime Minister said.