Renowned singer Holhudhoo Abdulla dies at age 83

Abdulla Hassan (Holhudhoo Abdulla)

Renowned singer, Abdulla Hassan (Holhudhoo Abdulla) has passed away at the age of 83.

He had passed away after being bedridden for a longtime, earlier today.

Hulhudhoo Abdulla, who is a talented singer, was conferred the National Award of Recognition in singing, by the President on 1981.

Particularly famous for singing nationalistic songs. Holhudhoo Abdulla has released a number of hit songs such as ‘Gaumah Ai Minivan Nooranee’, ‘O vazan’ and ‘Joashey Genai Mee Gaumee Ufaa’.

As a voice loved by countless Maldivians, Hulhudhoo Abdulla has sung a wide variety of songs in addition to nationalistic songs such as love songs. In addition to this, he was also well known for reciting religious songs (Madhaha).

His funeral prayer was held after Maqrib prayer today, at Masjid al-Taqwa (Aasahara Cemetry).