Nazia Hassan Biography and Pictures | Late Best Pakistani Singer

Nazia Hassan Top Singer Profile

{SCA} Nazia Hassan was a popular singer in Pakistan Music Industry. Nazia Hassan was born in London to an affluent Pakistani family. His birthday or date of birth is on April 3, 1965.

As a kid she used to sing around the house with her brother Zohaib Hassan. She was gifted with this incredible nasally voice that was plain yet intriguing. Music was simply a hobby for her and she had never considered singing as a career choice.

Nazia Hassan managed to get a big break under the direction of Biddu. Her song ‘Aap Jaisa Koi’ from the film Qurbani made her a legend in the Hindi pop music world. She was 15 years old then. The album broke record sales in Pakistan and India and even topped the charts in the West Indies, Latin America and Russia.

The next year her first album, Disco Deewane (1980) broke record sales in Pakistan and India and even hit number one on the Brazilian charts. The album was followed by Star/Boom Boom (1982), Young Tarang (1984), Hotline (1987), and Camera Camera (1992).

After the huge success of their music which sold millions of albums worldwide, EMI Music International signed on Nazia and Zoheb, making them the first South Asian artists to be signed by an international music label. The vibrant contemporary music scene in the Indian sub-continent owes it success to Nazia Hassan’s redefinition of pop. India Today magazine voted her among one of the 50 people who helped change the face of India.

Pakistan’s vibrant contemporary music scene owes itself to Nazia Hassan’s redefinition of pop. In fact, the biggest nineties bands including the Vital Signs and the Jupiter’s got a platform on “Music ’89”. Nazia also had a seismic impact in India. India Today magazine voted her as one of the 50 people who helped change the face of India. She has contributed to the development of the present isomorphism of Bollywood music and pop: “She set – well ahead of its time – the personal album trend in India”, spawning the likes of Alisha Chinai, Lucky Ali and Shweta Shetty.

She is known to be the “Sweetheart of Pakistan” and “The Nightingale of East”. Nazia Hassan is still the symbol of grace, sacred beauty and innocence and is frequently compared to Princess Diana as she was known to possess a heart of gold. Nazia spent her teenage between Karachi and London where she would go on to read law at a London University. Nazia was married in March 30, 1995 with Mirza Ishtiaq Baig. This marriage was a complete failure and Nazia Hassan got divorced from her husband just before her demise. Nazia Hassan died in August 13, 2000 due to lung cancer at age 35.

The Nazia Hassan Foundation has been established by Nazia’s family, her parents Basir & Muniza and sister Zahra, in continuation of her life long charitable and social efforts to make the world a better place to live in for all irrespective of color, creed or religion.

Top Albums List

Disco Deewane (1980)
Star/Boom Boom (1982)
Young Tarang (1984)
Hotline (1987)
Camera Camera (1992)

Films Songs (Playback Singer)

Qurbani (1980)
Dil Wala (1986)
Ilzaam (1986)
Main Bulwaan (1986)
Sheela (1987)
Saaya (1989)

TV Appearances

* Kaliyon Ke Mala (1975) – Appearance as a child artist – Nazia Hassan sung Dosti Asa Naata
* Sang Sang Chalien (1977) – Appearance as a child artist
* Disco Deewane (BBC Show 1981)
* Disco Deewane (DD 1 1981)
* BBC News (1981)
* Zia Moh-u-Din Show (Channel 4 1981)
* David Sole (1981)
* David Essex (1981)
* Young Tarang Show (DD 1 1984)
* Aap Ke Liye (PTV 1985)
* PTV Election Transmission (1985)
* Show Time (PTV 1986)
* Yes Sir No Sir (PTV 1987)
* TV Hits (1987)
* BBC Show (1987)
* PTV Awards (1988)
* Then He Kissed ME (1988)
* Music ’89 (1989)
* Dhanak (1989)
* PTV 25 (1990)
* Mehman-i-Khasosi (1990)
* Studio 2 (1990)
* Eid Show (1992)
* Eye Witness (1993)
* Kaliyan (1990 – 1991)
* Pro Audio Show (1995)
* Sawaire Sawaire (PTV 1997)
* PTV World (1998)
* Zee TV (1999, Nazia Hassan’s last TV appearance)

TV Commercials

– Sitara Sapna Lawn
– Lipton (1990)
– Lipton (1991)
– Lipton (1992)

Awards List

1. 1 Filmfare Best Female Playback Award
2. 4 Double Platinum
3. 5 Platinum
4. 15 Golden Discs
5. 1 Pride of Performance

Quotes about Nazia

– Woman of Pakistan
– “Nazia had, indeed, walked all the steps, which had been ordained for her by an authority, which is greater than any human agency”
– God Almighty had showered Nazia with all the bounties, except length of age.
– Queen of Pop
– Nazia Hassan is remembered today with a vengeance that is far greater than the music she made.
– Nightingale from Pakistan

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