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Music composer Amjad Bobby death anniversary being observed today

Web Desk: 19th death anniversary of renowned music composer of Pakistan film industry Amjad Bobby is being observed today.

Born in Amritsar in 1942, his real name was Amjad Hussain.  His first film as a music director was “Aik Nagina” (1969) and the song “Dil nahi toe koi sheesha koi pathar hi milay” in Ahmed Rushdi’s voice gained him some recognition.

Amjad Bobby composed music for a number of blockbuster films including Ik Nagina, Bobby, Lazawaal, Sangam, Ghunghat, Koi Tujh Sa Kahan, Inteha and ‘Yeh Dil Aap Ka Hua.

The renowned composer worked with famous playback singers including Ahmed Rushdi, Salma Agha, Akhlaq Ahmed, Ghulam Abbas, Waris Baig, Shazia Manzoor and Humera Channa.

In recognition of his music compositions, he received Nigar Award twice in 1983 and 1997 and Bolan Award in 1999.

Amjad Bobby died of cardiac arrest at the age of 63 on this day in 2005 in Lahore.