35th death anniversary of Ahmed Rushdi being observed today
LAHORE (92 News) – The 35th death anniversary of famous playback singer Syed Ahmed Rushdi is being observed today (Wednesday).
He was born on 24th April, 1934, Hyderabad Deccan.
He was a versatile playback singer and was an important contributor to the golden age of Pakistani film music.
He has an honor to sing a national anthem of Pakistan in 1955 with others famous singers. His famous song “Bunder Road se Keemari”, is still popular.
Rushdi is acclaimed as one of the greatest singers of South Asia and could sing high tenor notes with ease.
He sang songs for many hit films like Bara Admi, Wah Rey Zamaney, Raat Ke Rahi, Yeh Dunya.
Rushdi got well recognition for singing “Mari lela ne aisi”, “Chalak Rahi Hain Mastiyan” and “Chal Na Sakey Gi.
In 1961, he sang the popular song “Chand Sa Mukhra Gora Badan” in the film Saperan, for which he received his first Nigar Award as Best Male Playback Singer
He also has an honor to introduce the pop singing in south Asia. He died on 11th April 1983 in Karachi.