Fans are observing 54th birth anniversary of Pop legend Nazia Hassan , who introduced unique and inspiring singing style for the young generation, today (April 3). The sensational young singer sang such melodies which are still popular as many remixes have been introduced carrying songs and voice of late Nazia Hassan that include “Disco Deewane” and “Boom Boom”.
She started her music career at the age of 10, and became one of the most prominent singers in Pakistan. She, along with her brother Zoheb Hassan, went on to sell over 65 million records worldwide. Hassan made her singing debut with the 1980 song “Aap Jaisa Koi”, which appeared in the Bollywood Indian film Qurbani. Her debut album, Disco Deewane (1981), charted in fourteen countries worldwide and became the best-selling Asian pop record up at the time.
On 30 March 1995, Nazia Hassan married businessman Mirza Ishtiaq Baig in an Islamic wedding ceremony held in Karachi. The marriage ended in a divorce ten days before Nazia’s death. Nazia Hassan fought a long battle with cancer during the last years of her life and died of lung cancer in London on 13 August 2000 at the age of 35.
In recognition of her contributions she got many awards including. Pride of Performance, Filmfare Best Female Playback Award , Golden Disc Award and Double Platinum Award.
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