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Farida Khanum

Farida Khanum Malika-e-Ghazal

Farida Khanum is a renowned Pakistani Ghazal singer from Punjab. Farida Khanum has been given the title "Malika-e-Ghazal" (Queen of Ghazal) in tribute to her singing talents. The ghazal she is most famously associated with is "Aaj Jaane Ki Zidd Naa Karo".
In 2005, she was awarded the Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan's highest civilian honour by President Pervez Musharraf.
Farida Khanum was born in Calcutta and raised in Amritsar. She migrated to Pakistan after independence in 1947. She started learning Khayal from her sister Mukhtar Begum at age seven and later learnt classical music from the renowned maestro of Patiala Gharana.Now she is one of best Ghazal singers ..
Farida Khanum lives in Lahore, Punjab and performs at select musical gatherings.

Farida Khanum 

 

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