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Death anniversary of Shahenshah-e-Ghazal Mehdi Hassan observed
June 13, 2022

The 10th death anniversary of renowned singer known as Shahenshah-e-Ghazal Mehdi Hassan Khan was observed on Monday.

He was born on July 18, 1927 in India.

In 1957, he was given the opportunity to sing on Radio Pakistan, primarily as a thumri singer.

He was honored with numerous awards including Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pride of Performance and Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan.

He sang for over 300 films during his music career.

He breathed his last on this day in 2012 after a protracted illness in Karachi.

Meanwhile, a music night under the theme "Apni Wafa Pesh Karoon" in connection with the Diamond Jubilee of Pakistan celebrations to pay tribute to the legendary Shahanshahe Ghazal Mehdi Hassan was held at Radio Pakistan Karachi on Monday.