Google Pays Tribute To Pakistani Ghazal Star, Mehdi Hassan, On His 91st Birthday


Mehdi Hassan was born in the year of 1927 in a small village called Luna in Rajasthan, India. Hailing from a family of musicians, he is one of the most influential names when it comes to ghazal singing.

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Mehdi Hassan was 20 at the time of India-Pakistan partition. He, along with his family, migrated to the newly-formed Muslim country. Here he worked in Lollywood and came to be known as the King of Ghazal


Mehdi won multiple awards including Nishan-e-Imtiaz which is the highest civilian award of Pakistan. He passed away on June 13, 2012, in Karachi. Today should have been his 91st birthday. Google paid a homage to him by replacing its search cover by a Mehdi Hassan doodle.

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Google has paid tributes to many other Pakistani influencers before too. These include Nazia Hassan, Abdul Sattar Edhi, Noor Jehan and more.

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Here are some of Mehdi Hassan’s famous ghazals…




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