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Mehdi Hassan (I) (1927–2012)

Trivia:

He learned to speak Urdu and sing ghazal, a form popular in Pakistan. Contemporary poets allowed him to set their verses to music. He began his career on Pakistani radio in 1952, and travelled throughout South Asia. See more trivia »

Died:

(age 84) in Karachi, Pakistan

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Filmography

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 1985 Naraaz (playback singer)
 1985 Hero (playback singer)
 1984 Shadi Magar Aadhi (playback singer)
 1981 Faslay (playback singer)
 1980/II The Bar (playback singer)
 1979 Aap Se Kya Parda (playback singer)
 1979 Khushboo (playback singer)
 1979 Khak Aur Khoon (playback singer)
 1978 Awaz (playback singer)
 1978 Playboy (playback singer)
 1978 Accident (playback singer)
 1978 Kora Kaghaz (playback singer)
 1977 Ishq Ishq (playback singer)
 1977 Shama-E-Mohabbat (playback singer)
 1977 The Mirror (playback singer)
 1976 Phool Aur Sholay (playback singer)
 1976 Mujhe Gale Laga Lo (playback singer)
 1976 Sohni Mahiwal (playback singer)
 1976 Daman Ki Aag (playback singer)
 1976 Society Girl (playback singer)
 1975 Shireen Farhad (playback singer)
 1975/II Anari (playback singer)
 1975 Ajnabi (playback singer)
 1974 Do Tasweerain (playback singer)
 1974 Qismat (playback singer)
 1974 Bahisht (playback singer)
 1974 Dunia Gol Hai (playback singer)
 1973 Daman Aur Chingari (playback singer)
 1973 Kubra Ashiq (playback singer - as Mehdi Hasan)
 1973 Jaal (playback singer)
 1973 Anmol (playback singer)
 1973 Naya Raasta (playback singer)
 1973 Laila Majnoo (playback singer)
 1972 Sipah Salar (playback singer)
 1972 Meri Ghairat Teri Izzat (playback singer)
 1971 Al-aasifa (playback singer)
 1971 Yeh Aman (playback singer)
 1971 Mastana Mahi (playback singer)
 1971 Salam E Mohabat (playback singer)
 1971 Parai Aag (playback singer)
 1969 Zarqa (playback singer)
 1969 Diya Aur Toofan (playback singer)
 1969 Salgirah (playback singer)
 1969 Ishara (playback singer)
 1968 Sassi Punnu (playback singer)
 1967 Hamraz (playback singer)
 1967 Do Raha (playback singer)
 1967 Ehsaan (playback singer)
 1967 Lakhoon Main Aik (playback singer)
 1967 Main Woh Nahin (playback singer)
 1966 Aina (playback singer)
 1966 Payel Ki Jhankar (playback singer)
 1966 Lori (playback singer)
 1966 Insaan (playback singer)
 1966 Sarhad (playback singer)
 1965 Heer Sial (playback singer)
 1964 Farangi (playback singer)
 1964 Chingari (playback singer)
 1964 Gehra Daagh (playback singer)
 1962 Ghoonghat (playback singer)
 1962 Susraal (playback singer)
 1962 Qaidi (playback singer)
 1962 Dosheeza (playback singer)
 1956 Kunwari Bewa (playback singer - as Mahdi Hassan)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Mehdi Hasan | Mahdi Hassan
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Trivia:

He was known as the "king of ghazals," a type of Urdu lyric verse. He also sang in Bengali, Punjabi, and Pashto. He was featured on the soundtrack of many Pakistani films, and was a star on Pakistani radio. He had a repertoire of more than 20,000 songs. See more »

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