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Naheed Akhtar

Last mentioned in Karāchi : Pakistan
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Naheed Akhtar's Biography

Naheed Akhtar (or Nahid Akhtar) is a Pakistani playback singer. She was discovered by veteran musician M. Ashraf as a teenage sensation in the mid-1970s. Naheed Akhtar was a successful replacement for Runa Laila, who left Pakistan the same year. Her debut film was "Nanha Farishta" in 1974 and that year she climbed to the top with super hit songs in the film "Shama". Journalist Asif Ali Pota married her in the mid-1980s, when she left the film scene.

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  • Singer Naheed back on stage aft...

      News Source: Qatar English Daily | 1 year ago
    Famous for her voice range and often credited for her versatility, playback singer Naheed Akhtar will perform after 22 years at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, on June 8. The singer, who gave up professional singing in 1991, will be awarded Alhamra
  • Some writers tend to make inaccurate statements about music in Pakistan, ...

      News Source: Dawn | over 3 years ago
    Popping Zia Even to this day, I continue to come across articles that talk about how during certain eras in Pakistan, pop music and musicians were banned on TV and radio. Recent write-ups (both in Pakistan and in the West) tend to make some rather
  • Awards fever: Saving grace and salvation

      News Source: Dawn | over 3 years ago
    It was quite the highlight to see coiffed-up celebrities run for cover when the unexpected downpour began. And the makeshift red-carpet-camp-out in the green room was hardly adequate but it was taken in good stride. Winners will acclaim and losers

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