Noted lyricist Naz Khialvi dies following illness

Noted lyricist Naz Khialvi, whose compositions were sung by legendary performer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, has died following an illness, members of his family said.
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Updated on Dec 15, 2010 08:45 PM IST
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Noted lyricist Naz Khialvi, whose compositions were sung by legendary performer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, has died following an illness, members of his family said.

Khialvi, whose real name was Muhammad Siddique, died in his hometown of Toba Tek Singh, 120 km from Lahore. He died on December 12, his family members said.

Born in 1947, Khialvi was also a broadcaster and had hosted the "Sandhal Dharti" show on Faisalabad radio station for 27 years.

One of his colleagues, Zainab Fayaz, said Khialvi was awarded the Excellence in Radio Compering Award in 2000. Khialvi's "Tum aik gorakh dhanda ho", which was sung by the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, became a huge hit and made both men household names.

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