Assorted Songs of Shehki

Owais Mughal

I started this afternoon by watching a Mohammad Ali Shehki song on youtube. Besides enjoying his musical mastery, the song also brought back some memories. One song led to another and before I realized I had watched his 10 songs. Should I also say that ‘gaane dekhta gaya aur post banti gayee’. Seen below is an assorted collection of Shehki songs. I will also try to punctuate the musical post below with some information about Shehki.

(1) payam-e-mashriq

Before we go on to watch Shehki’s more famous songs, I was happily surprised to find following video. It shows Mohammad Ali Shehki and Mahjabeen Qazlibash singing Allama Iqbals’ farsi poem called ‘payam-e-mashriq’. From the looks, it appears this song must be from 1970s.


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Remembering Nazia Hassan

Owais Mughal

A collection of five Nazia Hasan songs is presented here. It is always a difficult choice to pick best of the best, therefore I’ve tried to pick only those songs which have better audio quality on youtube. Choosing only 5 songs is like ‘darya ko koozay mein band karna’ but the idea is to pay tribute to one of the trend setter singers of Pakistan –Nazia Hasan.

(1) dhundlee raat ke


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