Today marks the 54th birthday of Pakistan’s singing legend, Sajjad Ali.
Born on 24 August 1966, Sajjad Ali is a legendary singer, poet, film actor, director and producer.
Sajjad briefly studied classical Paino at the University of Karachi, graduating with a BA. During his training period he played music from classical artists such as Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Ustaad Barkat Ali Khan and Ustad Mubarak Ali Khan.
His first classical hit album, ‘Master Sajjad Sings Memorable Classics’ was released in 1979 by EMI-Pakistan. The musicians were Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Mehdi Hassan, Ghulam Ali and Amanat Ali Khan, while most of the songs were written by Hasrat Mohani, Momin and others.
He made his television debut in a program, ‘Aap Janab’ by Athar Shah Khan. After this, he rleased many hit albums including Babia 93, Chief Sab and Sohni Lag Di and Chahar Balish.
Some of his famous singles Naakhun, Chal Rein De, Jhoolay Laal, Cindrella and Laari Ada.