Web Desk(August 13, 2017): The first face of pop in Pakistan, Nazia Hassan was born in Karachi today on April 3, 1965.
She first appeared in a children’s program on PTV Kaliyon ki Mala in 1975 where she sang the famous ‘Dosti Aisa Naata’.
Known for her soulful voice, Nazia was not only a singer, but also a notable humanitarian. She worked as a political analyst for the United Nations in New York and became a cultural ambassador for Pakistan in 1991.
The singer who lost her battle against cancer passed away on August 13, 2000 leaving behind her legacy of pop culture.