From Shankar – Jaikishan to Vishal and Shekhar, veteran lyricist Dev Kohli has worked with generations of composers. In unfortunate news for the world of music, he died on August 26. Dev Kohli's antim darshan will be held at 2 pm onwards at his home at Jupiter Apartment, 4th Cross Lane, Lokhandwala Complex, Mumbai. His funeral will be performed at 6 pm at Oshiwara Crematorium, Jogeshwari West.

Dev's close associates, Anand Raaj Anand, Anu Malik, Uttam Singh and others from the Bollywood fraternity will be present to pay their last respects.

Dev Kohli wrote songs for

more than 100 hit films, like 'Maine Pyar Kiya', 'Baazigar', 'Judwaa 2', 'Musafir', 'Shoot Out At Lokhandwala', and 'Taxi Num 911', among others. He also worked on many hits with music directors like Anu Malik, Raam Laxman, Anand Raaj Anand, Anand Milind and others.

His popular song 'Geet Gaata Hoon Main' featured in the Rajkumar – Hema Malini starrer ‘Lal Patthar’ (1971). It was his second film as a lyricist. Dev has churned out numerous hit songs, such as 'Maaye Ni Maaye', 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhen', 'Geet Gaata Hoon', 'O Saki Saki', etc.

May his soul rest in peace!
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