Tarsame Singh Saini, better known as Taz from Stereo Nation in the 1990s, has died. According to accounts, the musician went into a coma after suffering from liver failure. He was 54 years old at the time.
Tarsame Singh’s contribution to the Bollywood music industry:
Taz rose to prominence in 1989 with the release of his album ‘Hit The Deck.’ He was the lead singer of the pop band Stereo Nation, which was founded in 1996 and has been dubbed the “Father of Cross-Cultural Asian Fusion Music.” In the 1990s, he published a number of albums, the most well-known of which is Slave II Fusion, which was released in 2000. It featured chart-topping songs such as “Pyar Ho Gaya,” “Nachenge Saari Raat,” and “Gallan Gorian.”
Taz has also contributed to Bollywood cinema music. He was known for songs such as “Daroo Vich Pyar” (Tum Bin), “It’s magic” (Koi Mill Gaya), and “Mujhpe To Jadoo” (Race).
Laal Laal Boleeyan..
Pyaar Ho Gaya..
Peeni Hai Walayati..
Nachangeh Saari Raath..
Daru Wich Pyaar Mila De..#TazStereoNation (Tarsame Singh Saini / Johnny Zee) the pioneer of cross-cultural Asian fusion music, passed away last night. He was 54.
— CinemaRare (@CinemaRareIN) April 30, 2022
How people reacted to Tarsame Singh’s death:
Many celebrities expressed their sorrow as soon as the news of Taz’s death became public. “The wonderful Singer @tazstereonation has unfortunately left us with his beautiful memories,” singer Mika wrote on Instagram. He was recently admitted to the hospital and is currently in a coma. I grew up listening to his music, which includes Lal lal bulliyan, Nachange Sari Raat, and other huge successes. May God’s blessings be upon his soul, and may he rest in eternal peace.”
“I recall I used to open the performances at the promotional tour you were performing to promote record ‘Oh Carol’ with Times Music and we became friends forever,” singer Jasbir Jassi wrote. “My dear buddy, you will always hold a special place in my heart and professional life as a true superstar. We still had a lot of work to accomplish together, but you left us so quickly. Today, I lost a great friend, and we all lost a gifted and amazing artist.”
“Heartbroken to hear that a pioneer of the British Asian music scene has just passed us,” film producer Gurinder Chaddha posted with a photo of herself with Taz. You can’t imagine my delight when I first heard #HitTheDeck. Pure Br’Asian pop fusion by #jonnyZee and @tazstereonation. Taz, thank you for all the joy you brought me. @tazstereonation, may God bless you.”
“So sad to hear about the demise of this legend,” singer Jay Sean commented. You have had such an impact on so many people’s lives, and your music will continue to do so in the future. Brother, may you rest in peace.”
“Dear All, Taz Sir is no longer in a coma, He’s showing improvements every day,” the Stereo Nation management team posted Taz’s health update a few weeks ago. During this sad time, the family has expressed gratitude for everyone’s support and prayers. The family will inform us all when there is more good news. Thank you once more for your encouraging words.”