The Queen of Pop, Nazia Hassan’s 20th Death Anniversary is being observed today. Nazia Hassan was one of the most iconic figures in the history of Pakistan Music Industry. She along with her brother Zohaib Hassan marked the breakthrough with introducing modernized version of pop music in Pakistan.
Reason of Death
Nazia Hassan was a lively soul with a sweet smile on her face spreading colors all around. She was the simplest yet the most elegant and trendy personality. This brother sister duo was considered as the most up-to-date personalities of music industry.
Nazia was unfortunately diagnosed with lung cancer and passed away after prolonged fight to the cancer. She was only 35 years old. This news was so shocking and not an easy to digest thing for the fans. She is still remembered for her exceptional services in the field.
Nazia’s Personal Life
On 30 March 1995, Nazia Hassan married businessman Mirza Ishtiaq Baig in an Islamic wedding ceremony held in Karachi. This took place after her being diagnosed with cancer.
They have a son, Arez Hassan, born on 7 April 1997. The marriage ended in a divorce ten days before Nazia’s death. Despite all the fame and success, her brother Zohaib in an interview revealed that his sister “died an unhappy person, she died in pain.”
Nazia Hassan Career
Nazia Hassan was one of those most amazing singers of her time whose passion for singing was more like a heart to heart conversation. There was not a single person who didn’t have her songs in the playlist.
The way she used to sway in rhythmic way with the music along with her brother Zohaib Hassan, even today it is a fresh memory.
Nazia and Zohaib made it sure that it was not only a song but a whole package for the serenity of soul. That’s the reason today after decades, those songs stand out as matchless.
That hip hop music of “Boom Boom” and the cultural depiction of “Kariyay Pyar Diyan Gallan”, even today rings in the ears.
The legendary Nazia Hassan’s significant evergreen playlist includes:
- Aap Jaisa Koi
- Kariyay Pyar Diyan Gallan
- Boom Boom
- Disco Diwanay
- Main Aya Tere Liyay
- Rock n Roll
- Aankhen Milanay Walay
- Dheere Dheere
Nazia’s Era of Popularity
Nazia, who was born on April 3, 1965, shot to the popularity through Pakistan Television’s (PTV) programme Sung Sung. This sensational singer was also a lawyer and a social activist who started her music career at the age of 10.
She enjoyed widespread popularity across South and Southeast Asia and has been termed as the “Queen of Pop” in South Asia. She, along with her brother Zoheb Hassan, went on to sell over 65 million records worldwide. Her English language single Dreamer Deewane made her the first Pakistani singer to make it to the British charts.
Nazia Hassan made her singing debut with the song Aap Jaisa Koi, from, the Indian film Qurbani (1980). Her debut album, Disco Deewane (1981), charted in fourteen countries worldwide and became the best-selling Asian pop record up at the time.
Nazia Hassan’s Awards
Nazia Hassan deserved the best for her exceptional work in the field of music for Pakistan. She received numerous national and international awards. Following her amazing work, she became the first Pakistani to win Filmfare Award at the young age of 15.
Nazia remained the youngest recipient of the award to date. Moreover, she was also a recipient of Pakistan’s highest civilian award, Pride of Performance.
Nazia Hassan’s Last Appearance for an Interview
Here is the video of Nazia Hassan’s last appearance for an interview and it’s worthy to watch for all the fans out there.
Dedicated to Nazia Hassan’s Brilliant Music Career
For all Nazia Hassan fans out there, here is one of her hits to pay tribute to her most amazing career throughout that is worthy to remain evergreen. We dedicate this song video to her with an idea to revive Nazia’s brilliant music career. Watch it now!