Music industry mourns passing of SB John

Observer Report

Beloved singer Sunny Benjamin John, better known by the name SB John, has passed away in Karachi after a prolonged illness. He was 87 years of age.

According to family sources, S B John has been ill for some days and he died on Saturday morning. He belonged to Karachi.

The Karachi-based artist started his singing career from Radio Pakistan in 1950 after getting inspiration from his grandfather. He rose to fame after he sang the famous Tu Jo Nahin Hai Tau Kuch Bhi Nahin Hai for the 1959 film Savera.

While he was capable of performing multiple genres, John’s true claim to fame were his ghazals.