Kolkata: Renowned Hindusthani vocalist Samaresh Chowdhury died of a heart attack at a private nursing home in Durgapur on Thursday night.He was 64 years old. His mortal remains were brought to Nilachal Housing Estate where he lived later it taken to Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission where he studied and later worked as a teacher. His mortal remain were also taken to Rajya Sangeet Academy. He was cremated at the Keoratala crematorium on Friday evening. Chowdhury was a popular teacher because of his simplicity, sincerity and good manners. He was a brilliant teacher and worked very hard to help his students to learn the nuances of Hindusthani classical music.