Veteran singer and litterateur Yogesh Vaidhya has passed away. He was 77.
Suffering from diabetes for long, the popular singer passed away at Kathmandu Valley Hospital in the Capital City at 12:30 am today, a family source confirmed.
Singer Vaidhya, who underwent kidney transplant in the recent past, was also suffering from cold. He had some issues of paralysis as well.
Vaidhya has sung 600 plus songs in Nepali and Newari languages.
Born at Nardevi of Kathmandu in 2003 BS, Vaidhya's 'Sapana Bhulai Sara', Kati Pyasi Chha Jindagi' and many other songs are popular among audiences at home and abroad.
Vaidhya had won the first prize from the National Song Conference, Chhinnalata Song Prize and several other awards during his musical and literary careers.
A family source said that Vaidhya's body will be kept at Nepal Academy of Music and Drama in Naxal for tributes and the final rites will be performed at Pashupati Aryaghat today itself.
He leaves behind his spouse, two daughters and a son.