By Ninder Kaur
The Jee Karda singer was found dead at his residence in Bangur Nagar, Goregaon, Mumbai this morning.
The 57 year-old Bollywood singer was known for his big hits including the very popular
Mundian To Bach Ke and Jee Karda. Police are investigating the reasons for his death.
Mr Janjua’s body was discovered by his friend and taken to Cooper Hospital for post mortem. “He was not feeling well so I took him to the hospital last night where he was diagnosed with acidity. In the morning I got a call from his wife, who stays in Punjab, saying he was not answering his phone. When nobody answered the door, we called the police and discovered he was dead,” his friend told the press.
Additional Commissioner of Police Fatehsingh Patil told news agency PTI that Mr Janjua was found dead in his apartment in Goregaon. However, he refused to comment on whether the death was from natural causes or a case of suicide.
Bollywood celebs and British Asian music artists mourned the sudden death of the singer. Here’s what they tweeted:
RIP Labh Janjua. Your voice will always remain immortal. It carried the soul of Punjab.
DJ Surinder Rattan wrote: Can’t believe my big brother lab junjua has passed. God bless him n won’t forget a top man. #rip #LabhJanjua
Jags Klimax also wrote: “Very sad news about the passing of #LabhJanjua awesome guys who I was luck enough to have many jokes and fun times with.