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Ameen Sayani, Legendary Radio Host Passes Away at 91

Renowned for 'Binaka Geetmala', Sayani's Demise Leaves Radio Fans in Mourning

Ameen Sayani, the iconic figure who enchanted audiences through the airwaves, bid farewell to the world due to a heart attack at the age of 91. The demise of this radio maestro, popularly known for his pioneering contributions in the realm of broadcasting, has left a profound void in the hearts of his admirers.

After yesterday's shocking news about death of Rituraj Singh, another sad news from the entertainment sphere is a massive jolt. Ameen Sayani was the illustrious announcer and talk show host of Radio . Sayani's son, Rajil Sayani, confirmed his father's demise, attributing it to a sudden heart attack that struck on a Tuesday evening.

Sayani, battling with high blood pressure and other age-related ailments, succumbed to the cardiac episode at his residence in South Mumbai. Rushed to H.K. and later transferred to , efforts to revive him proved futile, marking the end of an era in Indian radio broadcasting.

Renowned for his enduring program ‘Binaka Geetmala', which spanned over 42 years, Sayani's distinctive voice became synonymous with the golden era of Hindi music. As the host of ‘Geetmala', he captivated audiences nationwide, showcasing his profound understanding of the evolving musical landscape, thus solidifying his stature as a radio luminary.

Ameen Sayani, Legendary Radio Host Passes Away at 91

With sunil Dutt

Ameen Sayani's illustrious career boasts an impressive array of accomplishments, including the production, comparison, and voiceover of over 54,000 radio programs. His contributions extend beyond the airwaves, with his name immortalized in the Limca Book of Records for lending his voice to approximately 19,000 jingles.

Beyond radio, Sayani's talents graced the silver screen, with notable appearances in films such as “Bhoot Bangla,” “Teen Deviyan,” and “Katla.” His star-studded radio show ‘S Kumar's Filmi Sude' garnered widespread acclaim, further cementing his legacy in the annals of Indian entertainment.

His funeral expected to take place in South Mumbai, marking the end of a chapter in Indian radio history.

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