Indian born Pakistani folk singer Reshma passes away

Screenshot_2Singer of hit songs like ‘Dama Dam Mast Kalandar’ and ‘Lambi Judai’, the legendary India born Pakistani folk singer Reshma passed away. Reshma was born in 1947 in Bikaner (Rajasthan, India) in a Banjara (Gypsy) family. Her tribe migrated to Pakistan soon after partition. She mesmerised music lovers beyond borders with her trademark rustic voice.

Reshma was awarded several national awards including prestigious awards ‘Sitara-i-Imtiaz’ and ‘Legends Of Pakistan’ given by the President of Pakistan. Indian Filmmaker Subhash Ghai used her voice in his film ‘Hero’.

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