WEB DESK: The birth anniversary of the renowned singer of sub-continent Noor Jehan being observed today.
Melody Queen’, Noor Jehan was born in 1926 in Kasur and also performed as an actress in the film industry.
Her famous films include Chan Wey, Dupatta, Mirza Ghalib, Qaidi, Baaji and Khandaan.
She sang in several languages including Urdu, Punjabi and Sindhi, and recorded over 10,000 songs in her career.
She received the Life Time Achievement Award twice and received highest Pakistani civilian awards Pride of Performance, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and Sitara-e-Imtiaz.
She died on December 23, 2000, as a result of heart failure and was buried in Karachi.