Mehdi Hassan Birth Anniversary: Mehdi Hassan was a world-class classical singer. As much as he got love in Pakistan, he has as many fans in India as well.
Today is the birth anniversary of that great artist, who was born in India before independence but lived in Pakistan from his youth till his death. We are talking about the legendary Ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan. Mehdi Hassan was born on 18 July 1927 in Luna, Rajasthan. Mehdi Hassan was the lamp of the 16th generation of his family, who understood every rhythm of music very well.
After the partition of the country, Mehdi Hassan went to Pakistan with his family. Here he got his first job not as a singer, but as a bicycle puncture repairer. After this he worked as a mechanic in a big company and when he had accumulated a lot of money, then he made his singing skills famous in the country and the world.
Five best Ghazals of Mehdi Hassan
Mehdi Hassan got worldwide recognition as King of Ghazals and Shahenshah-e-Ghazal. Mehdi Hassan was a world class classical singer. As much as he got love in Pakistan, he has as many fans in India as well. Mehdi Hassan was also very popular for ghazals as well as thumri and film songs. Today, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Shahenshah-e-Ghazal Mehdi Hassan, we will talk about those five ghazals of him, which people still get drunk after listening to them.
1. Rafta Rafta Woh Meri
This ghazal is from Pakistani film Zeenat, which was released in 1975. This ghazal was composed by Shaukat Hussain Dehlvi, while this popular ghazal was sculpted by Tasleem Fazli with his pen ink and for this his melodious voice was given by Mehdi Hassan.
2. Color the flowers
This Ghazal was written by famous Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz. This ghazal sung by Mehdi Hassan was composed by Rashid Atre. This Ghazal has also been sung by Indian singers many times. Some time ago this Ghazal was sung by Indian singer Arijit Singh.
3. The world is in love with someone
This ghazal is from Mehdi Hassan’s famous album Kohinoor, which was released in the year 2010. Actually this ghazal is from the film Jag Utha Insaan, which was released in 1966, but Mehdi Hassan gave this ghazal four moons in his voice.
4. The rivalry is right
Ranjish is one of the most popular ghazals of Mehdi Hassan. This Urdu ghazal was made more famous by Iqbal. It was written by renowned writer Ahmed Faraj.
5. I look at you
This popular ghazal has been sung by many artists over the years, the most notable being the recent performance of Ali Zafar. However, no one was able to match the rhythm of Mehdi Hassan, whose original ghazal is.