Google doodle honours Pakistan’s legendary ghazal singer "Mehdi Hasan"
*KARACHI: Google is paying tribute to Pakistan’s legendary ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan with its doodle feature on his 91st birthday (July 18) . Google honours prominent personalities and occasions with special logos that it calls 'doodles'.*
In the past, Google also paid tribute to Pakistan’s prominent personalities, Nusrat Fateh Ali khan, Abdul Sattar Edhi, Noor Jehan, Nazia Hassan and many others.
Shahenshah Ghazal, Mehdi Hassan was born on July 18, 1927 in a village called “Luna” in Rajasthan, India.
The legendary Ghazal singer landed his first musical performance on Radio Pakistan in 1957, primarily as a thumri singer, which earned him recognition within the musical fraternity.