WEB DESK: The 16th death anniversary of renowned pop singer Nazia Hassan is observed today. She was also known as ” Nightingale of Pakistan”.
She spent her childhood in Karachi as well as in London. She arrived in the entertainment industry as a child artist and her most popular song was ” Ap Jesa Koe”.
This song won a film fare award for best female playback singer. She was also glamorized by the media for her elegance, style beauty and voice, Radio Pakistan reported.
Nazia Hassan was a received Pride of Performance Double Platinum Award and Golden Discs Awards.
The pop icon Nazia Hassan died of lung cancer at the age of 35 on August 13, 2000, but her songs are eternal. Some of the songs were also featured in Bollywood movies and were appreciated very much.
Nazia Hassan’s famous song Dosti with her brother Zohaib Hassan was remade and featured in Mahira Khan, Shehryar Munawwar and Adeel under the banner of Coke Studio.
Here are few of the songs that were featured and re-made in Bollywood as well as in Pakistani movie.
Aap Jaisa Koi
Nazia Hasan shot to fame after she sung her first Bollywood song, just at the young age of 15, Aap Jaisa Koi for the movie Qurbaan that is still a hit.
Pictured on Zeenat Aman and Feroze Khan, the sultry song was the dance anthem of the 80s. Check out the song and video here:
Later, Nazia Hassan did a version pf her own video that got almost equal fame, but Nazia Hassan was by then a source to be reckoned with.
A funky duet with her brother Zohaib Hassan, the two are seen dancing freely and enjoying the song immensely, Disoc Dewwane had the power to make anyone groove!
Maybe that is the exact same reason, Bollywood maestro, Karan Johar decided to feature it in his movie, Student of the Year which marked the debut of three of Bollywood superstars.
The song, even with changes a clear reminder of the party song, Nazia and Zohaib intended it to be.
Imagine sitting in a car with your gang and Dosti playing in your ears, how perfect would that be? Dosti is an ultimate emotion that your siblings and loved ones should be feeling from you.
Sung by Nazia Hussain and Zohaib Hassan originally, the song is everything you need to hear with a friend.
Paid as a tribute the kate singer, bother Zohaib Hassan and team Coke Studio remade the song that was featured in superhit movie, Ho Mann Jahan, fittingly. Check out the video: