Bilquis Malik, the mother of music composers Anu Malik, Abu Malik and Daboo Malik, passed away at 3.30 pm today (July 25). She was 86. She was buried at the Santa Cruz Kabrastan. Abu Malik confirmed the news and said she passed away peacefully.
The wife of late noted composer Sardar Malik, Bilquis was admitted to the Arogya Nidhi Hospital in Juhu on Thursday after she suffered a stroke. Bilquis was the sister of noted poet and lyricist Hasrat Jaipuri.
She is survived by her grandchildren, music composer Amaal Malik, singer Armaan Malik, stand-up comic Aadar Malik, singer Anmol Malik, designer Ada Malik and event organiser Kashish Malik.