Tribute to Mehdi Hassan – King of Gazal

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A personal tribute by me for the King of  Ghazal – Mehdi Hasan . R.I.P  ~ Manas Maisnam

 

Mehdi Hassan:

Mehdi Hassan Khan (July 18, 1927 – June 13, 2012) was a Pakistani ghazal singer and a former playback singer for Lollywood. He is famously known as the “King of ghazal”, and was highly regarded in the Pakistan film industry. He was honoured with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pride of Performance and Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan, and Gorkha Dakshina Bahu by the Government of Nepal. He remained a leading singer of film industry along with Ahmed Rushdi. Mehdi Hasssan died on 13 June 2012 after a protracted illness, in a private hospital in Karachi. – Source – wikipedia

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