Pakistan’s first pop singer Nazia Hassan and singer Zohaib Hassan’s father Basir Hassan passed away.
On the social networking site Facebook, Zohaib Hassan shared a memorable photo of his childhood with his father, along with a farewell message for his father.
In his farewell message, Zohaib Hassan called his father a hero and wrote, “My hero, my friend, goodbye to you until we meet again.”
Zohaib Hassan is currently in London and has not yet confirmed whether he will return to Pakistan for his father’s funeral.
Basir Hassan was a businessman in Karachi while his daughter Nazia Hassan and son Zohaib Hassan are among the most popular pop singers in Pakistan.
Born in Karachi on April 3, 1965, Nazia Hassan passed away on August 13, 2000, just before her father.
Nazia has made a name for herself in Pakistan all over the world as a pop singer and has won numerous national and international awards.
Nazia is the first Pakistani pop singer to win the Filmfare Awards at the age of 15.