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AHMAD RUSHDI (A LEGEND SINGER)
November 15, 2017

Ahmed Rushdi, (April 24, 1934 – April 11, 1983) was a versatile] Pakistani playback singer and was "an important contributor to the Golden Age of Pakistani film music." Rushdi is acclaimed as one of the greatest singers ever lived in South Asia and could sing high tenor notes with ease. He is best known for his distinctive, melodious, powerful voice, complex and dark emotional expressions which led many critics to state his voice as the greatest and most distinctive they had ever heard. Born in Hyderabad Deccan, he migrated to Pakistan and became a leading singer in the Pakistan film industry. He is considered as one of the most versatile vocalists of South Asia and was capable of singing variety of songs. He is also considered to be the first regular pop singer of south asia  and credited as having sung the "first-ever South Asian" pop song, "Ko-Ko-Korina in the film Armaan."

 

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