NEWS DESK: The 17th death anniversary of Pakistani pop singer Nazia Hassan is being observed today.
Nazia started her music career at the age of 10 and became one of the most prominent singers in Pakistan, India and abroad. She received numerous national and international awards including Pakistan’s highest civilian award and Pride of Performance.
Fans remember Nazia and her brother, Zoheb Hassan, as the sensations that transformed pop culture in the country and made waves at home and abroad, especially across the border.
Nazia was 35 years old when she died due to lung cancer. Her famous hits among others were Dil ki Lagi and Disco Deewanay.
Her brother and fans paid tribute to the late pop star on Twitter.
— Zoheb Hassan (@zoheb_hassan) August 12, 2017
Nazia Hasan Was Lit Man. ❤
— Syed Taha (@HashtagBukhari1) August 13, 2017
Today is the death anniversary of great and very sweet Pakistani singer Nazia Hasan, RIP.
— Rumi رومی (@R00mi1) August 13, 2017
Yes i cnt forget u Nazia Hasan !!
— Rana Umair (@ranaumaircust3) August 13, 2017
13th of August; A day of mixed emotions for Pakistanis.
It gave us @shoaib100mph but also is the day when Nazia Hasan breathed her last!
— پاکستان زندہ باد (@ibneHasan4) August 13, 2017
— babar qureshi (@BabarHuzifa) August 13, 2017
— Muhammad Bilal (@MBSpk) August 12, 2017
#NaziaHasan A fairy who came, sang, made us smile, laughed, mesmerized and entertained us with her voice, left the wonderland 17 years ago.
— Sadaf Fayyaz Ysufzai (@SadafFayyaz) August 12, 2017
Renowned pop singer, Nazia Hassan lost her life to cancer on 13th August 2000 at the age of 35. pic.twitter.com/iPV6GNKS61
— Danyal Gilani (@DanyalGilani) August 13, 2017
Remembering Nazia Hassan on her 17th Death Anniversary today.
Prayers 🌹 pic.twitter.com/NLRjiCjGft
— Javeria Siddique (@javerias) August 13, 2017
Nazia Hassan, The shining light of Pakistani pop music passed away today 17 years back. https://t.co/Mdc7NYKRvH
— Ali Qureshi (@parorrey) August 13, 2017
— Farwa T. Cheema (@FarwaTCheema) August 13, 2017
Death Anniversary of Nazia Hassan
Pop diva in Venice, Italy in 1990’s pic.twitter.com/wTbbttuejb
— Tufail ALi Rizvi (@TufailAlix) August 12, 2017
— Rai M. Azlan (@Mussanaf) August 13, 2017