KARACHI: Thar’s nightingale Mai Bhagi’s death anniversary is being observed today.
Mai Bhagi was the only female singer from Tharparkar who got recognized on a national level. She belonged to extremely humble origins and used to perform at wedding functions and festivals in her native Tharparkar when she was spotted and asked to perform for Radio and Television.
Her famous songs in Tharri dialect Are still popular and are being remade/ remixed by new generations. She died on July 07th, 1986.
The Government of Pakistan conferred the President’s Pride of Performance Award on Mai Bhagi. SAMAA