Death anniversary of Amjad Sabri observed


The 8th death anniversary of legendary Qawwal and Naat Khawan Amjad Sabri was observed today.

Sabri’s most famous kalaam ‘Tajdar-e-Haram’ and ‘Bhar Do Jholi’ are still in the hearts of his fans.

He was awarded Pride of Performance and Sitara-i-Imtiaz for his meritorious services in the field of sufi music.

Amjad Sabri was assassinated in Karachi on this day in 2016.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Death anniversary of Sain Akhtar Hussain observed


The 37th death anniversary of renowned folk singer Sain Akhtar Hussain was observed today.

He was born in Amritsar in 1920. Sain Akhtar Hussain was a folk singer and mostly sang Kafies and other folk songs on Urs ceremonies of holy Saints.

He also performed in film industry, Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television.

He was also decorated with the Pride of Performance Award.

Sain Akhtar Hussain died on this day in 1987 in Lahore.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Death anniversary of Santosh Kumar observed


42nd death anniversary of famous Pakistani Film actor Syed Musa Abbas Raza better known as Santosh Kumar was observed on Tuesday.

He was born in 1925 in Lahore. He was active in Pakistani cinema during the 1950s and 60s and is considered to be the first romantic hero of Pakistan.

The very first Nigar Award for best actor was awarded to Kumar for his film Waada.

Santosh Kumar died on this day in 1982 in Lahore.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Death anniversary of Jamil Fakhri observed


13th death anniversary of Veteran Theatre and TV actor Jamil Fakhri was observed today.

Jamil Fakhri gained great popularity through his role as SHO Jaffar Hussain in a TV series ‘Andhera Ujala’. He also acted in more than 50 Pakistani films.

He was awarded pride of Performance in 2002 and Nigar Award in 1981.

Fakhri died on this day in 2011 in Lahore at the age of 65.

Source: Radio Pakistan