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Sunday, 2 June 2013
He had a very melodious male voice as playback singer..
He got breakthroug despite the big guns in playback singing like Saleem Raza, Munir Hussain, Ahmad Rushdi, Mehdi Hassan and Masood Rana in the 1960s.
He started his film career in an unreleased film Nargis in 1964 but Jalwa in 1966 was his debut film with a super hit song:
Koi Ja Kay Un Say Keh Den, Hamen Yun Na Azmayen..
He was honored to sing six songs in film Shama aur Parwna (1970), one of super hit song in this film..
Main Tera Shehar Chhor Jaun Ga..
was first sung by Mehdi Hassan, but music composer Nisar Bazmi was not satisfied by Khan sahib's performance and gave the same song to Mujeeb Alam, who sang it beautifully and as reward got six songs in the film.