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Ameen Sayani, Iconic Radio Presenter, Dies At 91suffered a heart attack .Ameen Sayani golden voice of INDIA.

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Ameen Sayani suffered a heart attack on Tuesday night and was taken to a hospital but could not be saved.

Mumbai :Ameen Sayani, the famous voice behind the popular “Binaca Geet Mala” programme, has died at the age of 91, his son Rajil Sayani said today.Ameen Sayani suffered a heart attack on Tuesday night and was taken to a hospital but could not be saved.”He passed away at around 7:00pm of heart attack at the HN Reliance hospital,” Rajil Sayani told Press Trust of India.

HIS Family about him….

Rajil Sayani said his father suffered a heart attack on Tuesday night, after which they took him to HN Reliance Hospital, Mumbai, where he died. He told the portal, β€œThe doctors at the hospital attended him but couldn’t save him and he was declared dead.”

Ameen Sayani LIFE IN SHORT :-

Sayani ji the golden voice (21 December 1932 – 20 February 2024)[1] was an India radio announcer. He achieved fame and popularity all across the Indian Subcontinent when he presented his Binaca Geetmala program of hits over the airwaves of Radio Ceylon.He was one of the most imitated announcers even today. His style of addressing the crowd with “Behno aur Bhaiyo ” (meaning “sisters and brothers”) as against the traditional “Bhaiyo aur Bahno” is still treated as an announcement with a melodious touch. He had produced, compered (or spoken for) over 54,000 radio programmes and 19,000 spots/jingles since 1951.

he died at the age of 91, his son Rajil Sayani said today.Ameen Sayani suffered a heart attack on Tuesday night and was taken to a hospital but could not be saved.”He passed away at around 7:00pm of heart attack at the HN Reliance hospital,”

Honours and awards :

In 2009, he was presented with the Padma Shri award. Apart from this, Ameen Sayani has been a laureate of numerous awards such as:

  • Living Legend Award (2006) from loopFederation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry, with India Radio Forum.
  • Golden Abby by Advertising Club, Bombay (2000 ) for the OUTSTANDING RADIO CAMPAIGN OF THE CENTURY ( “Binaca/Cibaca GEETMALA” ).
  • Hall of Fame Award (1993) from Indian Academy of Advertising Film Art (IAAFA).
  • Gold medal (1991) from Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA).
  • Kaan Hall of Fame Award (2003).

Ameen Sayani Contribution for Industry…

Ameen presented English programmes there for ten years and later moved to Hindi programming.Sayani produced, compered in over 54,000 radio programmes and 19,000 spots/jingles since 1951.Sayani assisted his mother, Kulsum Sayani, in editing, publishing and printing a fortnightly journal for neo-literates, under the instructions of Mahatma Gandhi. The fortnightly, Rahber (1940 to 1960), was simultaneously published in the Devnagri (Hindi), Urdu and Gujarati scripts – but all in the simple “Hindustani” language promoted by Gandhi ji.

Ameen Sayani Songs to Listen…..

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Modi ji about Ameen Sayani :-

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the demise of renowned radio personality, Ameen Sayani. Shri Modi also said that Ameen Sayani Ji has played an important role in revolutionising Indian broadcasting and nurtured a very special bond with his listeners through his work.

the Prime Minister said;β€œShri Sayani Ji’s golden voice on the airwaves had a charm and warmth that endeared him to people across generations. Through his work, he played an important role in revolutionising Indian broadcasting and nurtured a very special bond with his listeners. Saddened by his passing away. Condolences to his family, admirers and all radio lovers. May his soul rest in peace.”

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