Google Pays Tribute to Mehdi Hassan on His 91st Birthday
The legendary ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan was born on 18th July in 1927. To celebrate his 91st birthday, Google posted this doodle in tribute:
He performed on Radio Pakistan for the first time in 1957 and then went on to feature in Pakistani movies’ soundtracks. His ghazals such as “Insha ji ab kooch karo is shar me dil ko lagna kia”, “Dil-e-nadan tujhe hua kya hai”, “Patta patta”, “Dil ki baat labon par laakar” etc are some of his most iconic works.
The late ghazal legend had been honored with Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pride of Performance, and Nishan-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan for his outstanding work in the music industry.