21st death anniversary of legendary singer Malka-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan today

KARACHI: 21st death anniversary of legendary singer Malka-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan is being observed today [Thursday].

Born in Kasur‚ Punjab in 1926 in a family of musicians, she recorded about 10‚000 songs in various languages including Urdu‚ Punjabi and Sindhi.

She also exhibited her talent as an actor in films like Chan Way, Dopatta, Mirza Ghalib, Qaidi, Baaji and Khandaan.

Malika-e-Tarrannum’s national patriotic songs, during 1965 Pak- India War, are an important part of our national history.

She received various awards including Life Time Achievement Award, Presidential Pride of Performance award, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and Sitara-e-Imtiaz. Noor Jehan died this date in 2000 and buried in Karachi.

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