Pop sensation Tarsame Singh Saini aka Taz dies at 54
Singer Tarsame Singh Saini aka Taz of pop band Stereo Nation passed away on Friday. He was 54. He had reportedly been suffering from liver failure. Taz was to undergo surgery but the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the same and he later slipped into a coma. He breathed his last in London, shortly after coming out of the coma. May his soul rest in peace.
Taz showed signs of recovery after coming out of coma
After he came out of his coma in March, Taz's team posted a statement on Instagram saying, "Taz Sir is no longer in a coma, he's showing improvements every day." "The (Taz's) family has thanked everyone for their support and prayers... When there is more positive news, the family will let us all know," it said. "Thanks again for your positive thoughts," it concluded.
Condolences poured in after news of Taz's demise surfaced
Fans and celebs took to social media to offer their condolences to the late singer. Singer Adnan Sami said, "Can't believe it!! Extremely Saddened & Shocked... May he Rest in Peace." Singer Sukshinder Shinda also said that he was deeply saddened to know about the singer's demise. He wrote, "May Waheguru Ji grant peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family."
A look at the singer's career
Saini started his career in the 1980s. The British-Indian singer, who also went by the name Johnny Zee, made his debut with the album Hit the Deck. It was so famous that it spent 36 weeks at the top of the UK's Asian pop chart in 1989. He was also the lead singer of the band Stereo Nation, which was formed in 1996.
His notable works in Bollywood
Taz's album Slave II Fusion (2000) is his most popular to date. It included hit songs like Pyar Ho Gaya, Nachenge Saari Raat, and Gallan Gorian. The singer also delved into Bollywood with songs like Daroo Vich Pyar from the film Tum Bin, It's Magic (Koi... Mil Gaya), and the song Mujhpe To Jadoo from the film Race, among many others.