Mehdi Hassan

Born 18 July 1927. Died 13 June 2012
Mehdi Hassan
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1927-07-18
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Mehdi Hassan

Mehdi Hassan Biography (BBC)

He is famously known as the "King of Ghazal". In 1979, he was awarded K. L. Saigal Sangeet Shehenshah Award by the Government of India. Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar, who has been awarded Bharat Ratna, once compared his songs to the "voice of god". He was honored with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pride of Performance and Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan. In 1983, in the court of King Birendra he was awarded Gorkha Dakshina Bahu by the Government of Nepal.[citation needed] He remained a leading singer of film industry along with Ahmed Rushdi. Mehdi Hassan died on 13 June 2012 after a protracted illness, in a private hospital in Karachi. The highest civilian honor of Pakistan is conferred on him Nishan-e-Imtiaz

Mehdi Hassan Biography (Wikipedia)

Mehdi Hasan Khan (Urdu: مہدی حسَن خان ‎), (18 July 1927 – 13 June 2012) was a Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer for Lollywood. One of the greatest and most influential figures in the history of ghazal singing, he is famously known as the "King of Ghazal" or the "Shahanshah-e-Ghazal". Known for his "haunting" baritone voice, Mehdi Hassan is credited with bringing ghazal singing to a worldwide audience. He is unique for his melodic patterns and maintaining integrity of the ragas in an innovative manner and keeping in mind the majesty of Hindustani Music going back for thousands of years. He was aware of his responsibility in keeping the raga based ghazal genre alive in modern times. Born to a musical family, he influenced generations of singers from diverse genres, from Jagjit Singh to Sonu Nigam. He earned numerous awards and accolades in his career and remained a leading singer of Pakistani film industry along with another contemporary playback singer Ahmed Rushdi.

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Rafta Rafta Woh Meri
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Rafta Rafta Woh Meri
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Zambo Zambo
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Zambo Zambo
Mehdi Hassan
Yeh Juki Juki Nigahein
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Yeh Juki Juki Nigahein
Mehdi Hassan
Do Pyase Dil
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Do Pyase Dil

Do Pyase Dil

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Mehnaz Begam
Mehdi Hassan
Zindagi Mein To Sabhi
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Zindagi Mein To Sabhi
Mehdi Hassan
Tanha Thi Aur Hamesha Se Tanha
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Tanha Thi Aur Hamesha Se Tanha
Mehdi Hassan
Harano Diner Katha Mone Pore Jai
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Harano Diner Katha Mone Pore Jai
Mehdi Hassan
Bant Raha Tha Jab Khuda
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Bant Raha Tha Jab Khuda

Bant Raha Tha Jab Khuda

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Naheed Akhtar
Mehdi Hassan
Rafta rafta voh meri hasti ka
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Rafta rafta voh meri hasti ka
Mehdi Hassan
Mujh Ko Awaz De Tu Kahan Hai
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Mujh Ko Awaz De Tu Kahan Hai
Mehdi Hassan
Tu Meri Zindagi Hai
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Tu Meri Zindagi Hai
Mehdi Hassan
Humein Koi Gham Nahi Tha
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Humein Koi Gham Nahi Tha
Noor Jehan/Mehdi Hassan
Tak Chan Pya Janda Eh
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Tak Chan Pya Janda Eh

Tak Chan Pya Janda Eh

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Noor Jehan/Mehdi Hassan
Mehdi Hassan
Eak Bas Tu Hi Nahin
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Eak Bas Tu Hi Nahin
Mehdi Hassan
Tera Mera Koi Na Koi Nata Hai
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Tera Mera Koi Na Koi Nata Hai
Mehdi Hassan
Shola Tha Jal Bhuja Hoon
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Shola Tha Jal Bhuja Hoon
Mehdi Hassan
Mohabbat Karanevaale Kam Na Honge
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Mohabbat Karanevaale Kam Na Honge
Mehdi Hasan
Pyar Bhare Do Sharmile
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Pyar Bhare Do Sharmile
Mehdi Hassan
Eid Ka Din Hai
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Eid Ka Din Hai
Mehdi Hassan
Ae Roshnio Ke Shehr Bata
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Ae Roshnio Ke Shehr Bata
Mehdi Hassan
Jab Us Zulf Ki Baat Chali
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Jab Us Zulf Ki Baat Chali
Naheed Ahkter & Mehdi Hassan
Baant Raha Tha Jab Khuda Sare Jahan
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Baant Raha Tha Jab Khuda Sare Jahan
Mehdi Hassan
Duniya kisi ke pyar mein
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Duniya kisi ke pyar mein
Mehdi Hassan
Ku-Ba-Ku Phail Gai Baat Shanasai Ki
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Ku-Ba-Ku Phail Gai Baat Shanasai Ki
Mehdi Hasan
Ranjish Hi Sahi
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Ranjish Hi Sahi
Mehdi Hassan
Pyar Bare Do Sharmile Nain
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Pyar Bare Do Sharmile Nain
Mehdi Hassan
Tu Mere Saath Saath (feat. Mehnaz)
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Tu Mere Saath Saath (feat. Mehnaz)
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