DHAKA: Famed singer Shahnaz Begum who sang ‘Sohni Dharti Allah Rakhe’ and ‘Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan’died in Bangladesh on the age of 67.
Shahnaz Begum was born on 2 January 1952 in Dhaka. She sang in Bangladeshi and Pakistani movies.
Shahnaz notable patriotic songs are ‘Sohni Dharti Allah Rakhe’ ‘Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan’.
She is the recipient of the Ekushey Padak in 1992 and Bangladesh Nationwide Movie Award for Greatest Feminine Playback Singer for the movie Chhutir Phande (1990)