WEB DESK: The third death anniversary of playback singer Mehnaz Begum is being observed today, Aaj News reported.
This nightingale was born in 1958 in a family of musicians. Her real name was Kaneez Fatima.
In the 70s she became a television sensation with her songs like Mujhay Dil Say na Bhulana from the movie Aaina.
She sang a variety of genres but specialized in ghazal, thumri, dadra, khayal and reciting salam, noha and marsiya. Mehnaz sang over 2‚500 songs for radio‚ television‚ and films.
She died 19 January 2013 at Bahrain after pronlonged illness.
Here are some of her songs that gave Pakistani cinema a unique identity.