Legendary Punjabi folk singer Gurmeet Bawa passed away at 77
A renowned name in the Punjabi folk singer community, Gurmeet Bawa passed away on Sunday at the age of 77 after a prolonged illness. The legendary artist took her last breath at a city hospital. A family friend Bhupinder Singh Sandhu told PTI, “She was taken to the hospital on Saturday evening after she complained of difficulty in breathing”. Gurmeet was married to another legendary Punjabi folk singer Kirpal Bawa. She was best known for ‘hek’ (opening of a song while singing to create a melodious voice with an unbreakable wave).