Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava who was battling cancer passed away post midnight. He was 51. Aadesh had been in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri for over 40 days for cancer treatment .
His cancer relapsed for the third time and he was in critical condition for over 40 days. Shrivastava breathed his last a day after he turned 49. The music composer passed away at 12.30 am.
Last evening, Aadesh’s brother-in-law and composer Lalit Pandit had said, “He has been undergoing chemotherapy but he is not responding to it. So, the doctors have stopped giving him chemotherapy. They have an alternate theory. The doctors are trying to do their best and Aadesh is fighting it bravely.”
Aadesh has composed music for films like “Chalte Chalte”, “Baabul “, “Baghban “, “Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham “, “Rajneeti” and others.
“Terrible. Terrible. Terrible News. Too young to Go Aadesh Shrivastava,” film director Anubhav Sinha said on Twitter.
He was married to actress and playback singer Vijayata Pandit. He is survived by his wife and two children. Lalit had earlier said that despite doctors trying their best to help Shrivastava overcome his illness, the treatment remained ineffective on him.