He was the younger brother of Ustad Puran Chand Wadali.
— ANI (@ANI) March 9, 2018
The Wadali Brothers, adept in various styles of singing including Kaafian, ghazal and bhajan, had their first musical performance outside their village in Harballabh Temple in Jalandhar.
They entered Bollywood in 2003 and are famous for their songs such as Aye Rangrez Mere ('Tanu Weds Manu') and Ik Tu Hi Tu Hi.
Here are his 5 best loved songs:
Tu Maane Ya Na Maane
Rangrez: Tanu Weds Manu
Dama Dam Mast Kalandar
Rabb Da Dedar
Aa mil yaar
Twitter paid tributes and remembered the phenomenal singer:
PM Modi expressed sadness at his demise
Saddened by the demise of Shri Pyarelal Wadali. His renditions attained great popularity globally. His work will continue to draw people towards the joys of Sufi music. May his soul rest in peace: PM @narendramodi
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) March 9, 2018
Wadali brothers have charmed us with their earthy mix of mystical Sufi poetry and energetic qawwalis, and an endearing sense of humour. Sad to hear of the passing of the younger one, Pyarelal. RIP #PyareLalWadali https://t.co/Si7TPPcubE
— Madhavan Narayanan (@madversity) March 9, 2018
Thts a real loss to the nation as well as to the music world.May GOD bless the departed soul with eternal peace.! HARI OM TATSAT !
— anil kumar sharma (@anilkum37576541) March 9, 2018
Punjab De Shahenshah singer #PyarelalWadali Ji who took the Punjabi literature and music to highest levels across the globe leaves this world today. May his soul RIP.
What water is to fish #WadaliBrothers is to Punjab.#Respect #RIP #LegendarySufiSinger pic.twitter.com/6lUKXWBlwN
— Daler Mehndi (@dalermehndi) March 9, 2018
So Nice n Amazing voice of Pyarelal Wadali. Man is mortal but his voice immortal. Voice never die.
— Vikash Sharma Vatsa (@sharma_vatsa) March 9, 2018
One of the most honest and finest voices in India is no more .
You were and shall always be one of the greatest we have heard.
Om Shanti #PyareLalWadali
— Nikhil (@nikhilsureka) March 9, 2018
Sh #PyarelalWadali ‘s demise has robbed our nation of a sparkling singing rarity, whose talent transcended the boundaries of space and time! My condolences to the family and millions of fans, who were mesmerized by Sh Wadali's unparalleled Sufi renditions. #RIP
— Sunil Jakhar (@sunilkjakhar) March 9, 2018
He passed away today morning in Amritsar due to cardiac arrest.#RIP pic.twitter.com/is9uH3DKIz
— ALL INDIA RADIO (@AkashvaniAIR) March 9, 2018
— Shagun (@shagunkant) March 9, 2018
— MY FM (@MYFMIndia) March 9, 2018