Nazia Hassan was a Pakistani singer-songwriter, lawyer, and social activist. She is referred to as the Queen of South Asian pop and is regarded as one of the continent’s most important vocalists. Together with her brother Zoheb Hassan, she and the duet Nazia and Zoheb have sold more than 65 million records worldwide since the 1980s.
Thanks to Spotify, Nazia Hassan, a pop music icon who was born with a blazing passion and once ruled the hearts of Pakistan, graced Times Square in New York on the eve of her death anniversary.
Nazia Hassan rose to prominence as a singer throughout the span of her more than 15-year career, becoming one of Pakistan’s most well-known figures. She had received Pakistan’s Pride of Performance civilian award. She participated in charitable endeavors in addition to music, and UNICEF designated her as its cultural ambassador in 1991. Nazia Hassan passed away in London on August 13, 2000, from lung cancer at the age of 35.
“Aap Jaisa Koi” singer was a living embodiment of beauty with brains who was so devoted to her art that even 22 years after her passing, fans all around the world continue to adore her body of work.