Malayalam singer Edava Basheer died after he collapsed on stage while performing on Saturday, May 28. Edava Basheer played an important role in popularizing the orchestra in Kerala.
The 87-year-old singer was performing at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Blue Diamonds Orchestra in Kerala’s Alappuzha district. Basheer collapsed while performing the song ‘Maana Ho Tum Beyhadh Haseen...' by famous Indian singer KJ Yesudas from the Hindi film Toote Toys, released in 1978.
While he was singing the song, he suddenly fell over while trying to sit down on the stage. The mike dropped from his hand and people nearby began to rush onto the stage.
Bashir was rushed to a hospital but he could not be rescued as he was declared brought dead by doctors.