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Nahid Akhtar


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Naheed Akhtar (or Nahid Akhtar) is a Pakistani playback singer. She was discovered by veteran musician M. Ashraf as a teenage sensation in the mid-1970s. Naheed Akhtar was a successful replacement for Runa Laila, who left Pakistan the same year. Her debut film was “Nanha Farishta” in 1974 and that year she climbed to the top with super hit songs in the film “Shama”. Journalist Asif Ali Pota married her in the mid-1980s, when she left the film scene.


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  • Dogasm

    I've been looking at YouTube videos of Nahid when she was a kid, singing duets with her sister. She was so cute and so aware of what an artist is all about. I wish she was doing an album every week.

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  • foundobject

    this is the best thing I've heard in donkey's years....

    29 Mar 2009 Reply

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