Naheed Akhtar

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Naheed Akhtar
Birth name Naheed Akhtar
Genres Pakistani music
Occupation(s) singer
Years active 1974–1991


Naheed Akhtar (also spelled Nahid Akhtar) is a Pakistani playback singer.She was born in Multan,Pakistan. She was discovered by veteran musician M Ashraf in the mid-1970's as a teenage sensation. Initially, Naheed Akhtar was a replacement of Runa Laila, who had left Pakistan the same year to go to Bangladesh but soon Naheed Akhtar became a well established artist and one of the most famous singers in her own right in Pakistan. Her debut film was Nanha Farishta in 1974 and that same year she sang songs in the film Shama.Increasingly,though,Naheed Akhtar became more interested in building a career as a film playback singer compared to a career at Pakistan Television where she was first working.She ended up having a very successful career as a film playback singer for Pakistani films in the 1970's and early 1980's.She married a journalist Asif Ali Pota in the mid-1980's and then she decided to leave the film world.[1]

Her super-hit film and TV songs[edit]

1) Tumese ulfat ke takaze
2) Champ tilak sab chin li re
3) Tha yakeen keh aaein gi
4) Yes rangingya Na Bahar Allah Allah



External links[edit]

  1. ^ Naheed Akhtar Biography, website,, Retrieved 5 July 2015