iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Archive interview with Noor Jehan

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Archive interview with Noor Jehan

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 20 January 2012

Honourably knows as Mallika-E-Tarannum or 'Queen of Melody', she was and is one of Pakistan's greatest singers of all time. Known to the world as Noor Jehan, today we have rare archive footage of an interview and an performance she did for the BBC back in the 80s.

From Sunday 22nd January, the station will be hosting a Red Button event called Asian Network Gold. You will have the chance to hear and watch some classic archive interviews of stars like Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Noor Jehan, Raj Kapoor, Sridevi and Asha Bhosle to name a few.

Get in touch with the show to talk about your memories of Noor Jehan. Email sonia@bbc.co.uk or text 81869.

Music Played

19 items


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss