Pride of performance singer Nazia Hassan may have left us nearly 14 years ago, but on her 49th birthday, fans of Pakistan’s first ever female pop icon recalled her evergreen hits. The Express Tribune picks out some of her most memorable songs.
She began her career as a child artist in late 70’s when she appeared on PTV.
Nazia started her professional career in 1980 at the age of 15, when she sang “Aap Jaisa Koi” for an Indian film titled Qurbani. She received Filmfare award for this song and paved the way for her debut album, Disco Deewane.
Nazia died of lung cancer on August 13, 2000 at the very young age of 35.
Government of Pakistan recognised her contribution towards promotion of pop music and awarded her the Pride of performance two years after her demise in 2002.
Here are the five of the most memorable songs of Nazia Hasan:
Aap jesa koi:
Ankhain milanay walay: