December 30, 2016

SM Salim's body was laid to rest at Muslim Cemetery Jalan Ampang in Kuala Lumpur

Legendary Artist Tan Sri SM Salim was laid to rest at the Muslim Cemetery Jalan Ampang Kuala Lumpur.

Before thats it's washed and prayed at the Masjid Jamek Kampung Baru after Friday prayers.

Funeral prayer lead by Imam Masjid Jamek Kampung Baru, Azizi Abdul Hamid.

Among fellow artists present were M. Nasir, Datuk Soni Abdullah Rahim Gilani, Jeffry Din, M.Daud Glamour and Uji Rashid.

The late Tan Sri SM Salim, 88, died at his home in Ukay Perdana, Hulu Klang, at about 5.40pm on Thursday.

SM Salim or real name, Sheikh Salim Sheikh Muhammad Al mahros, began his career as a singer in the 1950s and is a supporter of classic Malay songs.

The veteran artist paralyzed by neurosis and movements depend on a wheelchair for the past 17 years.

He leaves a wife, Nur Aishah Abdul Ghani, seven children, 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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