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87th birth anniversary of legendary singer noor jehan

87th birth anniversary of Madam Noor Jehan 87th birth anniversary of legendary singer noor jehan

Lahore: The 87th birth anniversary of legendary singer Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan is being observed on Saturday 21ST September 2013.
Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp of Rs 8 denomination on the occasion of her 87th birth anniversary.
Noor Jehan started her film career in India and after partition moved from Bombay and started her film career in Pakistan as actress‚ singer and the first female film director with film Chann We in 1951.
She received many awards‚ including the highest Pakistani honour in entertainment‚ Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (The Pride of Performance) in 1966.
She sang approximately more than 6000 songs in Urdu‚ Punjabi and Sindhi films.
She also sang many patriotic songs during 1965 India-Pakistan war which became very popular.
Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp of 8 rupees denomination on the occasion of her birth anniversary.
Noor Jehan died in Karachi on Decmber 23‚ 2000.

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