Bollywood music composer-director Aadesh Shrivastava, who had been battling cancer, passed away in Mumbai on Saturday at around 12:30 a.m.
The "Baabul" music director was being treated at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital for over 40 days after his cancer relapsed for the third time.
His body is currently being kept at the hospital. The funeral will take place at 12:30 p.m. at Oshiwara Crematorium, Andheri West, reported Indian Express.
Shrivastava rose to fame with his musical compositions for films like "Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham", "Rajneeti", "Chalte Chalte", "Baabul" and "Baghban" among others.
As soon as news of Shrivastava's demise broke, several Bollywood celebs took to twitter to express their condolences to the acclaimed music director.
The world has lost a very talented musician and beautiful soul. Adesh Shrivastav RIP. Our condolences go out to his family. He will b missed
— Madhuri Dixit-Nene (@MadhuriDixit) September 5, 2015
RIP #AadeshShrivastava . We lost a talented good soul , so young.
— Bipasha Basu (@bipsluvurself) September 5, 2015
RIP Aadesh Shrivastava .. A bundle of talent and a humble man.. May his soul rest in peace..Sincere condolences to his family..
— Aftab Shivdasani (@AftabShivdasani) September 5, 2015
RIP Aadesh Srivastav.
— rishi kapoor (@chintskap) September 5, 2015
Deeply saddened to know about the untimely demise of @iamaadesh Was one of our industry's most talented music composers. RIP.
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) September 5, 2015
Feeling shocked and deeply saddened by the passing away of Aadesh. Your songs will keep you alive forever. R.I.P my friend.
— kunal kapoor (@kapoorkkunal) September 5, 2015
Such sad news .. My heartfelt condolences to Aadesh shrivastavs family ..
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) September 5, 2015
— Nikhil Advani (@nickadvani) September 5, 2015
Very sad to hear of the passing of #AadeshShrivastava .. Too young to go. My heartfelt condolences to his loved ones. May his soul RIP??
— SOPHIE CHOUDRY (@Sophie_Choudry) September 5, 2015
Another life lost to a disease that eats u from within...RIP Aadesh Shrivastava.
— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) September 5, 2015
.. for there certainly resides the Absolute One. Rip #AadeshShrivastava
— Sonu Nigam (@sonunigam) September 5, 2015
Shocked to read about #AadeshShrivastava's departure! Left so early! May god give strength to his family!
— papon angaraag (@paponmusic) September 5, 2015
Just read that our friend aadesh shrivastava passed away.feeling so shattered.may God bless his soul and give strength to bear this lossRIP
— Manoj Bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) September 5, 2015
Saddened to hear of the untimely demise of Aadesh Shrivastava. Condolences to his family, and may they find the strength to bear this loss.
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) September 4, 2015
Deeply saddened to hear the news. Shared some amazing musical moments together. R.I.P Aadesh Srivastava.
— Pritam (@ipritamofficial) September 4, 2015
Aadesh Srivastava my dear friend lost his fight with cancer-passed away a while ago. May God grant him eternal peace.Feel Shattered!
— poonam dhillon (@poonamdhillon) September 4, 2015
Terribly sad! RIP aadesh shrivastav ! Remember him wth always a warm smile on his face! God bless
— Divya Dutta (@divyadutta25) September 4, 2015
Musician, composer Aadesh Shrivastava lost his battle with cancer some hours ago. Sad, depressing news. Strength to his friends & family.
— Sona Mohapatra (@sonamohapatra) September 4, 2015
Alvidaa #aadeshshrivastava prayers and strength to your family ..........
— Ehsaan Noorani (@EhsaanNoorani) September 4, 2015
Sad.. Very Sad News- RIP Aadesh Shrivastava - will always remember you for your music, big smile & a warm hug.
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) September 4, 2015
RIP Aadesh Srivastava. May you continue making melodies in heaven
— Milap Zaveri (@zmilap) September 4, 2015