The queen of pop, Nazia Hassan, is a household name for music enthusiasts in Pakistan and around the globe. Her music is heard and enjoyed by every generation. It was Nazia’s melodious voice and the heart melting lyrics of her music that made her conquer the heights of fame. Even today, her music is enjoyed in both Pakistan and India.
She was born on April 3, 1965 and passed away after losing a battle to cancer on August 13, 2000. Her music is celebrated even after 22 years of her demise. Nazia started her career at the age of 10 as a child artist. She rose to fame through the popular Pakistan Television (PTV) program Sung Sung.
Nazia Hassan made her singing debut with a melodious song from Bollywood movie Qurbani (1980) called ‘Aap Jaisa Koi’. There was no stopping the beautiful singer after that. Her debut album, Disco Deewane (1981) was praised in fourteen countries worldwide and became the best-selling Asian pop recorded at the time.
Her English language single Dreamer Deewane made her the first Pakistani singer to make it to the British musical charts. She has won several national and international awards at a young age of 15 and became the first Pakistani artist to win the Film fare Award.
Nazia Hassan had a quality that went beyond talent. Her beauty and music both went hand in hand while she achieved epitome of success. As a tribute to the legend, here are our most favorite songs: