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Nazia Hassan revisited through brother's album

Singer Zoheb dedicates his new album, Kismet, to the memory of his sister who shot to fame with the Bollywood hit, Aap jaisa koi.

india Updated: May 04, 2006 17:56 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service


Singer Zoheb is coming out with a new album dedicated to late sister Nazia Hassan, who had shot to fame in the 1980s with her song Aap jaisa koi in the Bollywood film Qurbani.

Zoheb had decided to stop singing after the death of Naziaand an album which was under production at that time was also shelved, Daily Times newspaper said.

His new album, entitled Kismet, will be out by the end of the current month. "This album is my life experience embodied into sound, dedicated to the memory of my beloved sister, Nazia," Zoheb said in a statement.

   Zoheb and Nazia

Nazia died fighting cancer and a failed marriage some years ago.

The album, which has been recorded in Pakistan and Britain, took almost two years to complete.

It has 10 tracks, two of which are duets with Sehr, a completely new entrant in the music industry.

The soundtrack of Kismet has also been lent to a serial to be launched shortly by a television channel. Zoheb is playing the lead role in it.

First Published: May 04, 2006 14:38 IST