Legendary dhol player Gunga Saain dies of cardiac arrest
The celebrated dhol player Gunga Sain has passed away in Lahore due to a cardiac arrest.
The famous drummer has earned his fame because of his power-packed performance at the shrine of his ‘spiritual guide’ Baba Shah Jamal.
According to media reports, Gunga Sain will be buried in Thokar Niaz Beg Cemetery in Lahore.
The Sufi drummer has performed not only in Pakistan but also in many countries across the world.
Gunga Saain - rest in peace pic.twitter.com/DEkUPTYLmE— Shiraz Hassan (@ShirazHassan) April 18, 2021
Meesha Shafi paid her respects to the late artist, "Oh my God, what a picture Kohi Marri. RIP Gunga Saain. So many memories from my Overload days of yore."
Rest in peace Goonga Sayeen. The beat of his Dhol will resonate in every heart he touched with his smile n loving heart.— Samina Peerzada (@SaminaSays) April 19, 2021
Moreover, the legendary dhol player is credited to introducing Sufi music to Britain, the United States and Germany with his unique and distinctive drumming style.
Further, the mute drummer also received numerous accolades for his exceptional performances.
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