KARACHI: The 50th birthday of iconic pop singer of Pakistan, Nazia Hassan, is being celebrated today with equally unflinching admiration of fans for the late singer, ARY News reported Thursday.
She was born on April 3, 1965 and became pop icon of the country in the 80s.
The pop singer, who was shot to fame after she sang a song for the Indian movie ‘Qurbani’ at the age of 15, had her talent recognized across the whole South Asia. 'Aap Jaisa Koi Meri Zindagi' a song she sang for the Indian earned her a Filmfare award thus paving her way for the debut album, Disco Deewane. Among her biggest hits were “Ankhen Milane Wale” and “Dum Dum Dede”.
She was also a political analyst along with being a remarkable singer.
She got hitched in 1995. Nazia lost her battle against cancer in 2000, hence depriving Pakistan of one its icnonic pop singers of all time.