Mehdi Hassan

  • Reshma is in a better place today, says Adnan Sami November 7, 2013

    Mumbai: "I don't mourn her death as much as I mourn her last days of throat cancer," said Adnan Sami on Pakistani singing sensation Reshma, who died of throat cancer. Reshma died Sunday in Lahore. The signer, who regaled south Asians with her folk singing, could have lived if only her...
  • Mausoleum to be made in memory of Mehdi Hassan June 17, 2012

    New Delhi :In memory of India-born Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan who passed away this week, a 2000 square yards mausoleum is being constructed in north of Karachi. The 84-year-old died following multiple organ failure in Agha Khan Hospital in Pakistan on June 13. "Governor of Sindh, Dr Ishrat Ul Ibad,...
  • Mehdi Hassan was outstanding: Lata Mangeshkar June 14, 2012

    Mumbai: India's nightingale Lata Mangeshkar, who made a rare collaboration with Mehdi Hassan for a song in an album, remembered the Pakistani ghazal maestro as an 'outstanding singer' and said the news of his death Wednesday has left her upset. "It is a very sad news. I am really upset ever...
  • Kerala: The promise that Mehdi Hassan could not keep June 14, 2012

    Kozhikode: He left with a promise that he would return to the city to sing again. And when the news broke amongst music lovers in the city of Mehdi Hassan’s demise on Wednesday, it was also confirmation that it was a promise he would not be able to keep. Hassan...
  • Mehdi Hassan to be laid to rest on Friday June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday and his son says that the funeral will take place Friday. "My father's funeral will take place Friday in Karachi," Arif Mehdi told IANS on phone from Karachi, adding that they have...
  • Mehdi Hassan: End of golden era of ghazal June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan first mesmerised connoisseurs with his rendition of 'Gulon main rang bhare;, step one of a long musical journey that lasted five decades. The death of the artist, who gave voice to ghazals such as 'Patta patta boota boota' and 'Abke bicchde khwaabon mein mile',...
  • Playlist: Remembering ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: India-born Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan died at a Karachi hospital on Wednesday after prolonged illness. He was 84. Better known as 'King of ghazal', Hassan ruled the Pakistani music industry for years. He was born in a village called Luna in Rajasthan. His family migrated to Pakistan after...
  • Mehdi Hassan: an era has come to an end June 13, 2012

    Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan died on Wednesday following multiple organ failure at the age of 84 in a Karachi hospital. ...
  • Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan dies after prolonged illness June 13, 2012

    India-born Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan died on Wednesday following multiple organ failure at the age of 84. ...
  • Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan dies at 84 June 13, 2012

    Karachi: India-born Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan, the melodious voice behind evergreen hits like 'Patta patta, boota boota' and 'Kab ke Bichhare', died on Wednesday following multiple organ failure at the age of 84. Hassan, who had millions of fans in India and Pakistan, had been admitted to the Agha Khan Hospital...
  • Karachi: Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan hospitalised June 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan was admitted to the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Karachi on Monday. Specialists are treating the 85-year-old for multiple lung, chest and urinary tract ailments. Hassan was born into a family of musicians in Rajasthan and had migrated to Pakistan after...
  • Mehdi Hassan gets visa for treatment in India April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Legendary Pakistani Ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan, who has been long suffering from ill health, has got a visa to come to India for medical treatment. The 84-year-old singer was admitted to Aga Khan hospital in Karachi three months ago with a serious lung infection. Doctors said his condition is...
  • Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan has no money for bills March 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Eighty-two-year-old Pakistani ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is unable to foot his medical bills. The Shahenshah-e-Ghazaal is all set to be discharged from the Aga Khan hospital where he was recovering from a chronic lung infection, but his family is yet to pay the Rs 5 lakh to the private...