Kishore Bhimani, Veteran Sports Journalist, Dies At 81

Kishore Bhimani, Veteran Sports Journalist, Dies At 81

Kishore Bhimani died in Kolkata on Thursday on the age of 81.© NDTV

Veteran sports activities journalist and commentator Kishore Bhimani died on Thursday in Kolkata. Kishore Bhimani was admitted to Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital on September 14 and was affected by plenty of well being problems. According to a media launch by the hospital, Bhimani died at 6.25 a.m. following sudden cardiac dying. Kishore Bhimani is famously remembered for being on air and calling the 1986 tied Test match between India and Australia in Chennai (then Madras). 

Renowned cricket journalist Harsha Bhogle took to Twitter to pay tribute to Kishore Bhimani. 

“So many memories of #KishoreBhimani but the common thread running through is of a great joie-de-vivre. Fine writer with zest beyond his sport. One of the great figures of Kolkata, not just its sport. Been a privilege to know the family and be friends with Rita and Gautam,” Bhogle tweeted. 

Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi additionally paid tribute to Kishore Bhimani on Twitter.

“RIP Kishore Bhimani..he was one of the good Old Fashioned Crkt writer who took Crkt writings like a player who takes to playing…Condolences to his Spouse Rita & Son Gautam.. GodBless All Always.. Fondly,” Bishan Singh Bedi wrote on Twitter. 

His son Gautam Bhimani, who can be a cricket commentator, is in Mumbai and is predicted to achieve Kolkata tomorrow for the final rites. 

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