KARACHI: Well-known singer Mehnaz Begum has passed away after protracted illness on Saturday. She was 55.
Mehnaz Begum had been suffering from multiple diseases high blood pressure, diabetes and lungs infection.
The legendary singer died in Bahrain when she was on her way to the States from Karachi for treatment.
Mehnaz Begum was born in 1958 and was living in United States for few months.
She sung a variety of genres but specialized in Ghazal, Thumri, Dadra, Khayal, Drupad and reciting Salam, Noha and Marsiya. Mehnaz Begum sung over 2500 songs for radio‚ TV and film.
Mehnaz Begum was known for her distinct style of singing and had a huge fan following.
She is the daughter of celebrated sub-continental singer Kajjan Begum.
Mehnaz was the daughter of celebrated sub-continental singer Kajjan Begum.
President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf have condoled the death of Mehnaz Begum.