PESHAWAR: Famous Pashto singer Badshah Zareen Jan died after protracted illness, SAMAA reported on Thursday.
Zareen Jan, 60, sung songs for more than 50 years and got fame throughout the country and abroad where people listen to Pashto songs.
Born in 1942, at Par Hoti area of Mardan, she became famous after performing on radio, TV and stage. She also received of Tamgha-i-Imtiaz.
Zareen Jan started singing songs for radio at the age of seven. She sang Pashto, Hindko, Punjabi, Seraiki, Urdu and Persian songs.
She was fondly called Bibi Gul by her fans. Her elder sister trained her in the art of singing while famed musicians of the time played significant role in her grooming. SAMAA