Famed religious scholar and Naat Khawan Junaid Jamshed is no longer among us but a song that became a statement and identity for him -- Dil Dil Pakistan continues to rule the hearts of Pakistanis to date.
The widely-admired singer wanted to join Pakistan Air Force as an F-16 fighter pilot. However, his weak eyesight proved to be a deterrent.
His Dil Dil Pakistan, from the album Vital Signs 1, won admirers from across the globe.
The song, which was released on Independence Day, 1987, immediately won hearts of Pakistanis and brought him recognition.
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Story first published: 7th December 2017