Legendary Musician Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan Dies At 89
Legendary Indian classical musician and Padma Vibhushan awardee Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan died on Sunday afternoon at his residence in Mumbai. He was 89. Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan's daughter-in-law Namrata Gupta Khan told PTI that the veteran breathed his last at 12.37 pm. "Today morning he was fine. We had a 24 hour nurse at home. During his massage he vomited and I ran immediately his eyes were shut and he was breathing slowly. I tried connecting to doctors and when they came he had already died," Namrata told PTI. She said the family is in shock due to his sudden death as he was keeping well. The musician was going to turn 90 on March 3.
Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan had suffered a brain stroke in 2019 and left side of his body was paralysed. Namrata also shared the news of his death on her Facebook page. "With a very heavy heart, I inform you all that my father,-in law the pillar of our family and a legend of our nation, Padma Vibhushan Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan sahab has left for his heavenly abode few mins ago," she posted on the social media platform.