Nayyara Noor Biography, Age, Husband, Family, Awards, and Songs

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Bio of Nayyara Noor

Nayyara Noor is a Pakistani playback vocalist viewed as one of South Asia’s well-known film tunes, playback artists, and entertainers. She acts in the live ghazal singing shows on Pakistan Television shows or in show corridors.

Early life and Career of Nayyara Noor

Nayyara Noor was brought into the world on 3 November 1950 in Guwahati, Assam, northeastern India, and spent her youth there. Her family and predecessors, having a place with a shipper class, were for some time got comfortable Assam having relocated from Amritsar, in Punjab. Her father was a functioning individual from the All-India Muslim League and had facilitated Pakistan’s establishing father Muhammad Ali Jinnah during his outing to Assam before the segment in 1947.

In 1957 or 1958, Noor, with her mom and kin, relocated from India to Pakistan, getting comfortable in Karachi. Notwithstanding, her dad remained back in Assam until 1993 to take care of the family’s ardent properties. As a kid, Nayyara has been motivated by Kanan Devi and Kamla’s bhajans just as the ghazals and thumris of Begum Akhtar.

Even though Nayyara had no conventional melodic foundation or formal preparation, she was found by Professor Asrar Ahmad at the Islamia College in Lahore in the wake of hearing her sing for her companions and educators annually supper at the National College of Arts in Lahore in the year 1968. Before long, she was proposed to sing for the college’s Radio Pakistan shows.

In 1971, Nayyara disclosed her singing presentation in Pakistani TV serials and afterwards starting with films like Gharana (1973) and Tansen. She has since sung ghazals written by acclaimed artists like Ghalib and Faiz Ahmed Faiz and has performed with legends like Mehdi Hassan and Ahmed Rushdi.

Awards and Acknowledgment of Nayyara Noor

  1. Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 2006.
  2. Nigar Award for best playback female vocalist in film Gharana (1973).
  3. 3 Gold Medal Awards at the yearly All Pakistan Music Conference shows

She has since performed at innumerable mehfils and mushairas, solidifying an after among ghazal sweethearts in Pakistan and India. Presumably, the most well-known ghazal of hers (a type of melody in Urdu verse) was Ae Jazba-e-Dil Gar Main Chahoon, composed by Behzad Lucknavi (1900-1974), an eminent artist of Urdu naats and ghazals, scriptwriter, and musician of Radio Pakistan. Nayyara Noor later won numerous honours for this ghazal.

Songs of Nayyara Noor

She is a flexible vocalist, and the following are some unsurpassed (non-film) extraordinary ghazals recorded in her voice;

  1. ‘Woh Jo Hum Mein Tum Mein Qarar Tha Tumhein Yaad Ho Keh Na Yaad Ho’ (artist: Momin Khan Momin)
  2. ‘Rang barsaat nay bharal kuchh tou’ (artist: Nasir Kazmi: Nayyara’s most loved poet)
  3. ‘Phir Sawan ruth ki Pawan Chali tum yaad are (artist: Nasir Kazmi)
  4. ‘Ishq may barbaad na kar’:(Nazm, artist: Akhtar Sheeran, arranger: Khalil Ahmed-A Pakistan Television production
  5. ‘arkha Barsay Chhat Per, Mein Terry Sapnay Deikhuun’ ( artist: Faiz Ahmed Faiz-A Pakistan Television production
  6. ‘Kabhi Hum Bhi Khoobssorat Thay’ (artist: Ahmed Shamim for the PTV dramatization serial ‘Teesra Kinara’)
  7. Nayyara accepts that Ibn-e-Insha’s ghazals convey a gripping poignancy: ‘Jalay tau jalao gori’ (artist: Ibn-e-Insha)

Public melody in Nayyara’s voice:

‘Watan ki mitti gawah rehna’ is broadly tuned in Karachi to ‘Khyber,’ Pakistan.

During her long singing vocation, she has sung ghazals, geet, nazm, and public melodies. Calm and bashful, she has consistently kept up her high singing guidelines all along. She has additionally recorded many tunes for Pakistani movies.

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