Mehdi Hassan,Pakistan's singing pride passes away at 84

Mehdi Hassan,Pakistan's singing pride  passes away at 84.His son Arif Hassan said today
"My father passed away at 12:22 PM after a long battle against different ailments,"
India-born Ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan was born into a family of traditional musicians at Luna village in India's Rajasthan state in 1927.
Mehdi hassan family migrated to Pakistan at the time of Partition in 1947. mehdi cut back on his performances in the late 1980s due to illness.
Mehdi Hassan 84, who last performed in India in 2000, wanted to visit the country again, but the dream which remained unfulfilled.

his son Arif had even received the visa in April for Hassan's treatment in an Indian hospital but they could not travel as singer's condition deteriorated.

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