RIP Mehdi Hassan

The mesmerising voice transcended to the after life after a prolonged illness on June 12, 2012. (Agencies)
The mesmerising voice transcended to the after life after a prolonged illness on June 12, 2012. (Agencies)
A poet-PM’s ‘get-well-soon’ letter to Mehdi Hassan - http://goo.gl/01Tlm
A poet-PM’s ‘get-well-soon’ letter to Mehdi Hassan - http://goo.gl/01Tlm
Ghazal King Mehdi Hassan with JM Nirula (left). (Express Photo)
Ghazal King Mehdi Hassan with JM Nirula (left). (Express Photo)
Film star Manoj Kumar, Mehdi Hassan and Music Director Laxmikant. (Express Photo)
Film star Manoj Kumar, Mehdi Hassan and Music Director Laxmikant. (Express Photo)
His melodious voice was behind evergreen hits like 'Patta patta, boota boota' and 'Kab ke Bichhare', In 2010, Lata Mangeshkar and the King of Ghazal came together for Tera Milna in the album Sarhadein. (Express Photo)
His melodious voice was behind evergreen hits like 'Patta patta, boota boota' and 'Kab ke Bichhare', In 2010, Lata Mangeshkar and the King of Ghazal came together for Tera Milna in the album Sarhadein. (Express Photo)
After the Partition of India Mehdi travelled to Pakistan and in order to cope with the financial hardships transited to being a car and tractor mechanic. Yet his passion refused to die down and his first major break was when sang for Radio Pakistan. (Express Photo) Compiled By: Twesh Mishra
After the Partition of India Mehdi travelled to Pakistan and in order to cope with the financial hardships transited to being a car and tractor mechanic. Yet his passion refused to die down and his first major break was when sang for Radio Pakistan. (Express Photo) Compiled By: Twesh Mishra
Mehdi Hassan was born on July 18, 1927 in Luna, Rajasthan. He represented the 16th generation to a family of traditional musicians. (Express Photo)
Mehdi Hassan was born on July 18, 1927 in Luna, Rajasthan. He represented the 16th generation to a family of traditional musicians. (Express Photo)

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