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Renowned singer Mehnaz Begum no more

- January 19, 2013 - Updated 1919 PKT - From Web Edition

KARACHI: Renowned Pakistani singer Mehnaz Begum has passed away in Bahrain while enroute to the United States.


Geo News reported that the singer had been suffering from respiratory problems and was heading to the US for treatment when she died during a short stay in Bahrain.


Mehnaz, who was the daughter of celebrated sub-continental singer Kajjan Begum, sang a number of popular songs for films and television.


She has sung a variety of genres but specialized in ghazal, thumri, dadra, khayal, drupad and reciting salam, noha and marsiya.


Reader Comments
Her contribution to music will long be remembered. She was a unique vice and could render various genre with equal ease.

RIP Mehnaz. We will miss you dearly. Your voice illuminated our hearts to the beauty of your songs and music. May Allah Almighty give you a choicest place in Jannatul Firdous. Ameen

N Habib
For People Like Me, Who Grew Up Listening To The ' Radio Pakistan ' And Watching ' Pakistan Television PTV ' Once Only Two Media Mediums In Pakistan, It's Too Difficult To Believe The Reality That ' Legends ' Once We Saw And Heard Are No More With Us ..... Or They Will Ever Leave This Materialistic World ! May Almighty God Bless Her Soul The Eternal Peace ( Aamin ). Muhammad Adnan Asim North Nazimabad, Karachi ( Sindh ) Pakistan

Muhammad Adnan Asim
Great singer of her time, rest in peace.

Taj Ahmad
We have lost a great artiste may almighty allah bless her soul her music will live on forever in the hearts of many world over !!!

sangeeta jagdeo
Oh my Allah she is also no more sad

Rest in Peace Mehnaz, sad day for Pakistan Music.

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