Popular singer and actress Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan on her death anniversary today.
The nation remembers Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan on her 19th death anniversary today. She was the one who set a new standard of music in Pakistan, the one who used to motivate soldiers through her melodious national songs, the one who still remains alive in the hearts of Pakistanis,
She was the most inspiring singer of her time and was honored with the title of Malika-e-Tarannum.
The lady was also awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and Pride of Performance.
Noor Jehan was born on 21st September 1926 in Kasur.
She first worked for British India and then moved to Pakistan.
Her career tenure spanned for more than 6 decades.
Ye lo haari piya, ja ja ja bewafa, Jiara tarse, and others were one of her renowned songs.
She started her career in the film industry at the age of nine and soon became a recognized child artist.
Her real name was Allah Wasaai whereas Noor Jehan was her filmy name.
Apart from that, she has sung thousands of songs and has also sung soulful national songs.
“Aye watan ke sajeeley jawano mere naghme tumhare liey hain” was one of the most favorite patriotic songs.
Noor Jahan dominated the film and music industry for more than 35 years. She had sung songs for Urdu, Sindhi and Punjabi films.
Legend personality Noor Jahan had died on 23rd September 2000 as she suffered from illness.
Noor Jehan had created numerous masterpieces which the new generation still remembers.