Tributes to the undisputed queen of melody, Noor Jehan, on the legendary singer’s 93rd birth anniversary today.

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Tributes to the undisputed queen of melody, Noor Jehan, on the legendary singer’s 93rd birth anniversary today.

Famous for her silken saris, bold eye make-up, unique hairstyles and glittering diamonds, Noor Jehan’s melodious voice touched millions and created a matchless blend of vocal gestures and emotional expressions, which interpreted feelings in a very surreal way.

Noor Jehan’s career spanned six decades and not only did she provide the masses with a plethora of hit songs and ghazals but acted in films as well. She recorded as many as 10,000 songs in Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and Sindhi language. Not only was she a celebrated playback singer but also a gifted ghazal singer.

After partition, she moved from Bombay and started her film career in Pakistan as actress-singer.

Noor Jehan enjoys an unmatched legacy as a singer in Pakistan and is frequently referred to as Malika-e-Tarannum.

She passed away on December 23, 2000 but continues to live on in the hearts of millions of people in India and Pakistan courtesy her melodious voice and charming personality.

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