The 26th death anniversary of one of the well known singers of the nation, Munir Hussain, will certainly be observed on Monday.
Munir Hussain was an impressive playback singer who provided his voice to several immortal tunes for Urdu and Punjabi motion pictures in a career extended over some four years or two. His peak period was from 1957 to 65. His child Imran Munir informed Dawn on Sunday that despite the wonderful stature of his father as a vocalist, none of the cultural organizations, such as the Lahore Arts Council, Punjab Council of Arts, Pakistan National Council of Arts or radio or television, ever troubled to keep in mind his daddy on his fatality anniversary.
Imran, that is a lender, was sorry for that several artists like his papa that had actually made huge contributions to the promotion of culture via their respective areas were not being kept in mind by these social establishments. He stated his family had a terrific legacy as his maternal grandpa was Master Ghulam Haider.
Imran stated that annually they arranged an event in your home as well as remembered the terrific vocalist of past years.
Munir Hussain operated in the Pakistan film market for 38 years and also sang Punjabi and Urdu tunes. He was born in a household of musicians; renowned music author Rasheed Atray was Munir Hussain’s mother’s uncle.
His duet song for the film Heer Ranjha labelled ‘Wanjli Walarya’ with Noor Jehan earned him substantial recognition. His various other tune ‘Qarar Lootnay Walay’ from film Saat Laakh (1957) stayed on the appeal graphes. His other songs ‘Dilla Tehhar Ja Yar Da Nazara Lain Dey’ from the movie Mukhra made him prominent among the masses. He sang over 200 songs for over 100 films. He also sang Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s poem ‘Nisar primary teri galiyon pe’ for movie Shaheed. He sang incredibly hit songs for Punjab film Nooran in 1957, such as ‘Panchi Tey Pardesi Piyar Jaddun Panday’.
Munir Hussian likewise sang qawwali ‘Na Milta Gar Yeh Touba for film Touba (1964 ). Munir Hussain was awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2019. His son has actually requested Radio, PTV, and also arts councils to hold fatality anniversaries of musicians.