Punjabi music legend, Kuldeep Manak has passed away after a prolonged illness.

He was being treated at a hospital in Ludhiana, Punjab after suffering kidney problems. He had been admitted into hospital last week after contracting pneumonia.

Kuldeep Manak was at the forefront of the Punjabi music industry in the 80s and 90s and recently teamed up with Jazzy B on his album ‘Maharajas’.

BizAsia.co.uk sends condolonces to his family who is grieving at this difficult time.