The death anniversary of renowned lyricist Khawaja Pervez is being observed today (June 20) Khawaja Pervaiz was the most shining jewel in the golden crown of Pakistani music industry. Besides his unmatched services as top music composer, Khawaja Pervaiz wrote nearly 10,000 songs for Urdu and Punjabi films in his 40-year career.
The songs he wrote and composed became very popular among the people. His real name was Khawaja Ghulam Muhayyudin, popularly known as Khawaja Pervaiz, was regarded as an extraordinary lyricist in the film industry. Pervaiz was born in Amritsar, India, in 1930. His first film was Rawaj but got a big breakthrough from the song “Tum hee ho mehboob meray” in film Aina. He was died on 20th June in 2011 in Lahore.
His best remembered songs are: `Jub koi Pyar Sai Bulai Ga/ Tum Ko Aik Shakhs Yaad Aiy Ga’, `Kisay Da Yaar Na Wichray’,’Tum Hee Mehboob Mairay’, and one of the best Punjab ever-greens `Mahi Aavey Gaa ’. Mehdi Hassan, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Saira Naseem were among the prominent artists who sang songs written by Khawaja Pervaiz.
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20 September, 2019