Google doodle pays tribute to legendary Nazia Hassan on 53rd birthday

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Google doodle exactly 12 midnight started displaying this doodle featuring, legendary pop icon Nazia Hassan.

Google homepage is paying tribute to the legendary pop singer Nazia Hassan. Google usually honors well known personalities with doodle on occasions. Even last year google paid tribute to the iconic personalities of Pakistan with doodle, including Abdul Sattar Edhi, Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Madam Noor Jehan.

Nazia hassan

On this memorable doodle, google wrote, “When young Pakistani girls in the 1980s closed their eyes and clutched a pretend mic in their hands, swaying and singing, a major inspiration was Nazia Hassan. Hassan, sometimes referred to as the “Princess of Pop”, was a sensation the likes of which hadn’t been seen in the region in years. Young and graceful, with long flowing hair, she charmed the country by belting out favorite songs Disco Deewane and Boom Boom alongside her brother Zohaib.”

Nazia Hassan was born on 3rd April 1965, in Karachi. She was a graduate of reputable institute, Richmond The American International University in London. She was a Pakistani iconic pop singer, Lawyer and as well as social activist.

At the age of 15 Nazia hassan met a producer Kumar in London, where she had a chance to record her first ever Bollywood hit,  “Aap jaisa koi” for the blockbuster film “Qurbani.” This song took her to the new horizons of stardom and for which she won Filmfare award. After her great success, she released first album with her brother, Zohaib Hassan.

She was not only just a pop singer, but she even devoted her life to the betterment of society and humanitarian work. Her contribution are also known, when she worked for U.N. and UNICEF. Unfortunately her journey was not so long, at the age of 35 her life was ended by lung cancer.

Google doodle is featuring her memorable posture of performing with waving hairs and simple Dupata on her shoulder.

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