Singer Akhlaq Ahmed’s anniversary observed
LAHORE: SINGER Akhlaq Ahmed’s 14th death anniversary was observed throughout the country on Sunday. Akhlaq Ahmed was born on May 8, 1946 in Delhi. He started as a stage singer in the 1960s in Karachi when he was a member of a famous singing group with two other legendary artistes Masood Rana and Nadeem.
Akhlaq Ahmad was the third generation of top male playback singers in Pakistani film industry. He struggled for many years but shined in the 1970s as playback singer. ‘Sona na Chandi na Koi Mehal’ in film Bandish (1980) and ‘Sawan Aye Sawan Jaye’ in Chahat (1974) are his most super hit songs. His song tally is under hundred songs. Akhlaq Ahmad suffered from a deadly disease of blood cancer and died on August 4, 1999 in London. His last film as a singer was Nikah (1998).