Death anniversary of music director Nashad observed

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The death anniversary of renowned Indian and Pakistani music composer and music director Nashad who composed music for over 60 films observed on Saturday.

His real name was Shaukat Ali and he was born on July 11, 1923, in Delhi. He moved to Bombay in the early 1940s.

He composed under several names before finally settling for the name of Nashad. He made his music debut under the name Shaukat Dehalvi in action film Dildaar in 1947.

In the 1960s he migrated to Pakistan and debuted as a composer in the 1964 film Maikhana.

Some of the songs he composed, as music director included “Unki Nazron Se Muhabbat Ka Jo Paigham Mila” (Hum Dono), Zakhm-e-dil Chhupa Ke Royein Ge, Tujh Ko Aazma Kay Royein Ge”(Rishta hai pyar ka ),”Lay Aayee Phir Kahan Per Qismat Hamay Kahan Se” (Salgira),”Aap Ko Bhool Jaayein Hum Itne Toh Bewafa Naheen.—APP