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Sunday, March 20, 2011



Back in the 60's and 70's, common folks of Pakistan got introduced to Faiz's wonderful poetry through the music of Mehdi Hassan. At Faiz's birthday centennial on March 19, two sons of Mehdi Hassan, Kamran Mehdi Hassan (vocalist on harmonium) and Imran Mehdi Hassan (on Tabla), along with Ali Shahabuddin on keyboard sang many of Faiz's ghazals originally sung by Mehdi Hassan.

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