Is there a single millennial who isn’t aware of the Pakistani pop queen Nazia Hassan? I highly doubt that. The legendary singer was a blend of beauty and brains and certainly revolutionized the music industry of Pakistan with her a nightingale voice.
It was her single ‘Aap Jaisa Koi’ that catapulted her to fame when she was only 15 years old and later it was taken for the Bollywood flick Qurbaani. Little did anyone know that Nazia would go on to become the first Pakistani to win the prestigious Filmfare award.
Hassan was born on April 3rd, 1965. She began her career at the age of 10 as a child artist and gained immense popularity through the Pakistan Television (PTV) program Sung Sung.
While remembering her on her 55th birthday, we decided to take you all on a trip where you can enjoy her eternal music.
Below are Nazia Hassan’s 10 of the most popular songs that can be your playlist while you clean your wardrobe, cook or workout as all of us are spending days at home.
1. Aap Jaisa Koi
2. Ankhein Milanay Walay
4. Boom Boom
5. Kariye Pyar Diyan Gallan
6. Disco Deewane
8. Dil Ki Lagi
9. Tali De Thallay
10. Dum Dum Dee Dee
Apart from being a singer that ruled on countless hearts with her pool of talent, she was also honored with Pakistan’s highest civilian award, Pride of Performance.
Apart from that, Nazia Hassan also served the public through her philanthropic activities. She became a cultural ambassador in 1991 at UNICEF.
Happy Birthday, Queen.