Renowned Punjabi singer Surinder Shinda passed away on Wednesday morning after a prolonged illness. The singer, in his mid-60s, had been undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Ludhiana. Tributes and condolences have been pouring in for Surinder Shinda and his family.
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann paid his respects to the late singer with a tweet in Punjabi, expressing deep sadness at the news of his demise. Many other notable figures, including singers, actors, and politicians, also expressed grief over the loss.
Former Punjab chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal conveyed his heartfelt condolences to Surinder Shinda’s family, acknowledging the legendary singer’s invaluable contributions to Punjabi music.
Various celebrities fondly remembered Surinder Shinda, with singer-actor Harbhajan Mann describing his passing as the end of the golden era of Punjabi folk singing. Singer Ashok Mastie also expressed sorrow over the end of an era and praised Surinder Shinda’s significant impact on the Punjabi music industry.
Punjabi actor Parmeet Sethi paid his respects to the great singer, acknowledging his powerful and melodious voice that will continue to resonate through his evergreen songs.
Music company Saregama also honored Surinder Shinda’s iconic status in the music industry, recognizing that his melodies will continue to inspire generations to come.
Throughout his illustrious career, Surinder Shinda delivered numerous hit songs like “Putt Jattan De,” “Jatt Deona Morh,” and “Truck Balliya.” He not only had a successful singing career but also appeared in several Punjabi films.
Surinder Shinda leaves behind his son Maninder Shinda, who is also a musician, to carry on his musical legacy. The loss of this iconic Punjabi singer has deeply impacted the music world, but his powerful voice and timeless melodies will forever remain in the hearts of his fans.