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Singer Zoheb Hassan has warned late sister Nazia Hassan’s ex-husband of legal action for attempting to make a movie on her. Zoheb claims no one has the right to make a film on her life.
Zoheb, who sang along with Nazia, took to Twitter and said, “Our family has come to know that Nazia’s ex-husband is trying to make a film on her life so he can feature himself and profit from her name and fame.”
“Anyone entertaining this individual shall be duly and legally sued by our family as he has no legal right or basis to do so,” he asserted. The pop icon Nazia Hassan died on August 13, 2000, after a prolonged battle with lung cancer in London at the age of 35.
Even after 18 years of her death, Nazia Hassan is still remembered as one of the finest performer subcontinents has ever produced. She not only has a massive following in Pakistan but she is equally liked in cross-border India as well. The subcontinent has not seen any performer at par in these 18 years.
Nazia Hassan along with her brother appeared as the child artist in several PTV musical programs in the late 70’s. She got a major breakthrough in her singing career when she lent vocals for a song ‘Aap Jaisa Koi’ for Indian movie ‘Qurbaan’ in 1980. In 1981, Hassan won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback for Aap Jaisa Koi.
Among her hits, include ‘Ankhain Milana Walay’, ‘Pyaar dia Gallan’, ‘Disco Deewane’, ‘Boom Boom’ and ‘Dosti’. She, along with her brother, sold over 65 million records worldwide and became the first Pakistani to top the British music charts in 1990’s. Nazia Hassan then went ahead to secure her LL.B degree from Lancaster University in the UK.
She became an excellent advocate of Human rights and went on to work as a Political Analyst at United Nations Headquarters. As a Political Analyst, she focused her research on the cause of Palestine and Kashmir. She once dedicated an entire album to discourage the use of narcotics among the juveniles.