Manna Dey breathed his last in a hospital of Bangalore today. Actually his name is Prabodh Chandra Dey, but he was known as Manna Dey. He was 94. He was suffering from many old aged complications. Admitted to hospital about five months ago and he was in and out of hospital for last few months.
Manna Dey was on dialysis from September and died due to cardiac arrest. He is survived by two daughters, his wife was died in last year.
He was born in Kolkata and Bengali was his mother tongue. But he sang in many sub continental languages including Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Gujarati, Punjabi and Bhojpuri. He became very popular singer for his outstanding voice. He was equally popular in Bangladesh. Coffee Houser Sei Addata Ar Nei, Ko Fota Chokher Jol and many other songs are still liked by young when they are always listening western rock music, their eyes are glued to computer screen.