The famous Pakistani playback singer, Akhlaq Ahmed’s 22nd death anniversary is being observed on Wednesday (today).
Akhlaq Ahmed died on 4 August 1999, due to blood cancer which was diagnosed in 1985.
He was born in Delhi in 1946 and became a stage singer in 1960, he was a member of a famous singing group with two other artists, Masood Rana and Nadeem.
He became famous after being the playback singer of “Sona Na Chandi Na Koi Mahal” and “Sawan Aye Sawan Jaye”.
Akhlaq Ahmad sang nearly 117 songs in 86 films from 1973 to 1998.
Moreover, he received Nigar Award for seven times as a Best Male Playback Singer, in 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987 and in 1990.