Gazal Legend Mehdi Hassan Passes Away
Pakistan’s legendary Ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan died today at a private clinic in Sindh’s provincial capital Karachi, Pakistan. He is globally renowned singer among Pakistani’s and Indians .
Hassan, who had millions of fans in India and Pakistan, had been admitted to the Agha Khan Hospital in the southern port city of Karachi some days ago. He had been in a serious condition and was on ventilator.
“My father passed away at 12:22 PM after a long battle against different ailments,” his son Arif Hassan said.
Hundreds of fans gathered at the hospital on learning of his death.
Hassan was a very popular Ghazal singer in the sub-continent because of his background as a gharana trained classical singer. He cut back on his performances in the late 80s due to illness.
His one ghazal is “Mohabbat kerney waley kum na hongey , magar us mehfil mein hum na honge ”