Famous Pakistani Ghazal Singers

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
(Qawwal and Ghazal Singer)
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
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Birthdate: October 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Faisalabad
Died: August 16, 1997
Pakistani Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, also known as the "Shahenshah-e-Qawwali," belonged to the Patiala “gharana” of classical music. He revolutionized Qawwali, even collaborating with Western artists and composing for Hollywood movies such as Dead Man Walking and The Last Temptation of Christ, and many Hindi movies, too.
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Noor Jehan
(Singer and Actress)
Noor Jehan
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Birthdate: September 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kasur
Died: December 23, 2000

Noor Jehan was a Pakistani actress and playback singer. In a career spanning over 60 years, she is estimated to have sung around 20,000 songs. One of the most important Pakistani singers of all time, Noor Jehan is also widely regarded as one of the most influential and greatest South Asian singers of all time.

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K. L. Saigal
(First Superstar of Hindi Cinema Revered and Idolised for Both His Singing and Acting Styles)
K. L. Saigal
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Birthdate: April 11, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kashmir, India
Died: January 18, 1947
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Mehdi Hassan
(Ghazal Singer)
Mehdi Hassan
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Birthdate: July 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Luna
Died: June 13, 2012

Mehdi Hassan was a Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer for Lollywood. He is considered to be one of the greatest figures in the history of ghazal singing and is referred to as the "Shahenshah-e-Ghazal" (Emperor of Ghazal). An influential figure in the Pakistani film industry, he sang and composed music for an estimated 300 films.

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Abida Parveen
(Ghazal Singer)
Abida Parveen
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Birthdate: 1954 AD
Birthplace: Larkana
One of the highest-paid Pakistani singers, Abida Parveen has redefined the Sufi music genre with her soulful renditions of tracks such as Yaar ko Humne. Known for her powerful voice, Abida has made her signature flowing curls, her robes, and her ajrak scarves a style statement.
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Iqbal Bano
(Pakistani Ghazal Singer Best Remembered for Her Classical Thumris and Semi-Classical Ghazal Songs)
Iqbal Bano
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Birthdate: 1935 AD
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: April 21, 2009

Iqbal Bano was a Pakistani ghazal singer best remembered for her classical thumris and semi-classical ghazal songs. She was renowned for singing the ghazals of the Lenin Prize-winning poet, Faiz Ahmed Faiz. In 1974, Iqbal Bano was honored with the prestigious Presidential Pride of Performance Award for her contribution to music.