Islamabad: (19 Jan 2013) Renowned Pakistani female classical singer Mehnaz Begum passed away in Bahrain. Mehnaz Begum was ill for quite some time and was living in the United States with her brother for treatment. On Saturday, she was en route to the US from Karachi for medical treatment when she passed away in Bahrain during transit.
Renowned singer Mehnaz Begum was chronically ill and living in U.S.A. Renowned singer of Pakistan Mehnaz Begum sung famous songs for the film and TV. She also sung ghazal and thumri. Mehnaz Begum was suffering from lung infection, blood pressure, sugar.
Mehnaz was a female singer of Pakistan, well known for her film appearances. She had sung a variety of genres but specializes in Ghazal, Thumri, Dadra, Khayal, Drupad and reciting Salam, Noha and Marsiya. She was the daughter of celebrated sub-continental singer Kajjan Begum and famous government officer Abdullah Tasnim