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Birth anniversary of Noor Jehan observed
September 21, 2020

The birth anniversary of renowned singer of sub-continent Noor Jehan was observed on Monday.

Melody Queen', Noor Jehan was born in 1926 in Kasur and also performed as an actress in film industry.

Her famous films include Chan Wey, Dopatta, Mirza Ghalib, Qaidi, Baaji and Khandaan.

She sang in several languages including Urdu, Punjabi and Sindhi, and recorded over 10,000 songs in her career.

She received the Life Time Achievement Award twice and received highest Pakistani civilian awards Pride of Performance, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and Sitara-e-Imtiaz.

She died on December 23, 2000 as a result of heart failure and was buried in Karachi.