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Bollywood singer Usha Uthup’s husband Jani Chacko, 78, dies of cardiac arrest

Jani Chacko Uthup, husband of famous Bollywood singer Usha Uthup, died at the age of 78. Jani Chacko died of a heart attack. The last rites will be performed in Kolkata.

By: Ruchi Upadhyay  Pardaphash Group
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Bollywood singer Usha Uthup’s husband Jani Chacko, 78, dies of cardiac arrest

Kolkata: Jani Chacko Uthup (78), husband of singer Usha Uthup, died in Kolkata on Monday. He suffered a heart attack at home at night. According to sources, Jani was watching TV when he suffered a heart attack. He was taken to the hospital, but doctors declared him dead. Usha Uthup is survived by son Sunny and daughter Anjali. This is the second marriage of the singer. Singer’s daughter has also shared the information about her father’s death on social media.

Jani Chacko worked in the Uthup tea garden area. He met Usha at the prestigious Trinkas in the early 70s. His last rites will be performed in Kolkata on Tuesday. Anjali Uthup paid tribute to her late father on social media. He wrote, ‘Appa…gone too soon…but the way you lived was as stylish…the most handsome man in the world…we love you, a true gentleman and Laurentian and Excellent tea tasters.

Usha Uthup was awarded the Padma Bhushan on the eve of the 75th Republic Day on January 25 this year. The singer was discovered by Dev Anand, who gave her a break in Bollywood with his 1971 film ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’. Some of her popular songs include ‘Hari Om Hari’, ‘Dosto Se Pyar Kiya’, ‘One Two Cha Cha Cha’, ‘Ori Ori Baba’, Doston Se Pyar Kiya’, ‘Tu Mujhe Jaan Se Bhi Pyara Hai’ and Aami Shotti Bolchi’.

For the unversed, Usha Uthup’s rendition of English songs has also gone viral within no time. The pop icon sang the song of Miley Cyrus’ hit track Flowers and netizens were amazed with the way she sang it. She performed on February 8 at Kolkata’s Trincas restaurant. Sharing the video, entrepreneur Meghdut Roychowdhury, wrote, “She wears flowers in her hair and sings flowers by Miley Cyrus. Never thought I’d get to witness this.”

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