Bollywood singers remembered their beloved composer Mohammed Zahur 'Khayyam' Hashmi during his last rites. Remembering his colleague, Alka Yagnik said, "He was such a loving man. He used to encourage a lot. When I used to sing with him he used to praise me a lot." Udit Narayan said, "His work is historic. Each and every composition by him is unforgettable for us. May God bring peace to his soul." Javed Akhtar said that today it is true that it is an end of era. Veteran music composer Mohammed Zahur 'Khayyam' Hashmi passed away in Mumbai on August 19. Khayyam was 92-years-old. He is known for his composition in films like 'Kabhi Kabhie' and 'Umrao Jaan'.