Nullifying rumors that popular singer Lucky Ali had died following a COVID-19 diagnosis earlier this week, the singer shared a humorous clarification for his fans and followers. Lucky Ali posted on social media that he was alive and healthy. On his Instagram Stories, the ‘O Sanam’ singer wrote, “Hi everyone just addressing the rumors. I’m alive and well and resting in peace at home haha. Hope you all are staying in and staying safe. May God protect us all during this devastating time.” The rumors of his death first started doing the rounds on Tuesday evening. Soon news of Lucky Ali’s demise went viral on social media. Users even left comments paying their respects to the artist.
Before Lucky Ali offered the aforementioned clarification, the singer’s friend, actress Nafisa Ali refuted the news of his death on social media. Through a tweet on Tuesday, Nafisa said that he was not COVID-positive either. She wrote, “Lucky is totally well and we were chatting this afternoon. He is on his farm with his family. No Covid. In good health.”
Nafisa’s tweet was in response to a user who was offering his condolences to Lucky Ali stating “He will be always remembered for his unique hmmm voice #LuckyAli #Covid,” the tweet of the user read. The tweet has been removed since then.Several of the singer’s fans thanked Nafisa for clearing the air. One user said, ” Thanks for telling the truth. May Allah give him health and life
Nafisa had also previously shared a video of Lucky Ali singing at an event in Goa, in December 2020. The video that went viral shows the 62-year-old crooning to his popular nineties song ‘O Sanam’ and playing the guitar to an enthralled audience. Sharing the clip, she wrote, “Lucky Ali live and impromptu at Arambol. At Garden of Dreams.” Earlier this year, Nafisa posted another photo where she expressed her joy at the singer composing a song for her. “I am so ecstatic as my friend Lucky Ali is producing, composing and recording a song specially for me
Nafisa told a leading daily that Lucky is at his Bengaluru home with his family. He is fine. He does not have Covid-19. In fact, he has antibodies. He is busy planning his music and concerts. While ‘O Sanam’ remains one of his most loved songs, Lucky Ali is also known for hit numbers such as ‘Ek Pal Ka Jeena’, ‘Naa Tum Jaano Na Hum’, and ‘Aa Bhi Jaa’, among others. He is the son of legendary Bollywood actor-director-singer Mehmood.