Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Mehdi Hassan : King of Urdu Ghazal's Passed away

Mehdi Hassan has been passed away just now. He is one of my favorite Ghazal and Filmi Song Singer from my childhood and will remain till my last breath. According to wikipedia:
Mehdi Hassan Khan (Urduمہدی حسن خان ) (July 18, 1927 - June 13, 2012) was a Pakistani ghazal singer and a former playback singer for Lollywood. He is famously known as the 'King of ghazal' (Urduشہنشاہِ غزل). He has ruled the Pakistan film industry along with Ahmed Rushdi. He was honoured with Tamgha-e-ImtiazPride of Performance and Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan, and Gorkha Dakshina Bahu by the Government of Nepal. He died On June 13, 2012. Legendary Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan passed away after a protracted illness in a private hospital in Karachi. [1]

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