Google celebrates Nazia Hassan’s 53rd birthday
It was April 3rd, 1965, when the ‘Queen of pop’ was born in Karachi. Today would have marked the 53rd birthday of the legend Nazia Hassan.
To honor the legendary icon, Google dedicated a doodle which features a beautiful caricature of Nazia Hassan representing her graceful personality.
Nazia Hassan along with her brother, Zoheb Hassan, released her first album in 1981 with the name of Disco Deewane which became a massive hit soon after its release. Nazia was amongst the pioneers who introduced the concept of songs on disco in South Asia.
The album was a chartbuster in India and Pakistan; plus, it was also very popular in international market.
On Nazia Hassan’s 53rd birthday, let’s recall some of her iconic songs.
1. Aap Jaisa Koi Meri Zindagi:
Feroze Khan’s Qurbani (1979) was a blockbuster and the song “Aap Jaisa Koi Meri Zindagi” became ageless, thanks to the vocals of Nazia Hassan. Her voice made it eternal.
2. Disco Deewane:
Disco Deewane, the song, was an instant hit. It is one of the tracks which is recreated again and again by artists like Sagarika in late 90’s and then in Student of the Year in 2012. But the fact is, even today the original one which was sung by Nazia Hassan is unbeatable in terms of vocals and music.
3. Boom Boom:
From Disco Deewane, Boom Boom became so popular that the song was featured in 1982’s musical hit titled Star which featured the heartthrob of that time Kumar Gaurav and Rati Agnihotri.
Boom Boom was filmed on Rati and it was again a hit in India. Years later Nazia Hassan’s iconic Boom Boom was musically recreated by Biddu and he launched the music video in late 90’s which won the hearts of music lovers.
4. Aankhain Milaane Waale:
Dosti, sung by Nazia and Zoheb, became the friendship anthem when it was launched. The song was recreated in 2015 for the Pakistani film Ho Mann Jahaan as well.
6. Kabhie Toh Tumko:
Nazia Hassan also performed with the legendary actor of Pakistani cinema, Nadeem, and sang his one of the most memorable songs “Kabhie Toh Tumko Yaad” in a TV show back in 80’s.
7. Dil Ki Lagi:
Nazia Hassan had a voice which was perfect for both slow and fast paced songs. She’ll be remembered by her fans and music lovers.