Legendary Italian Composer Ennio Morricone passes away, A.R Rahman pays tribute

The entertainment industry is losing great artist day by day. Today, we lost the Legendary Italian Composer Ennio Morricone at the age of 91. Last week, he suffered a hip fracture due to falling which increased his health complications.

Morricone is known as the greatest composer of all time. He captured generations of movie buffs and music experts with his iconic scores in both Italian films like ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’, For a Few Dollars More, A Fistful of Dollars, Once Upon a Time in the West,, The Big Gundown and My Name is Nobody as also Hollywood movie such as The Untouchables, The Thing, The Mission and Once Upon a Time in America.


Mourning his loss, India’s greatest film composer took to Twitter to pay his tribute.

Farhan Akhtar, on the other hand, who is known to be have vast knowledge of cinema also paid his tribute.

While Randeep Hooda posted a scene from The Good The Bad and The Ugly in which Morricone added his musical touch. He tweeted :

It is said that music composers are the back bone of film industry. So when we lose one great artist, we lose out on the future extraordinary work they had to offer.

Morricone won the Oscar for Best Original Score in 2016 for The Hateful Eight. He was also nominated for his work on Days of HeavenThe MissionThe UntouchablesBugsy and Malena. Morricone has scored more than 500 films and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.