Nahid Akhtar was discovered by veteran musician M. Ashraf as a teenage
sensation in the mid 70s. Nahid Akhter became a threat to Madam Noor Jehan
and for a while she dominated Urdu film music.Naheed Akhtar was a successful
replacement for Runa Laila who left Pakistan same year. Inaugural released
film was "Nanha Farishta" in 1974 and in the same year she climb to the top
with super hit songs in film "Shama"
Her stylistic mastery and trade marked
television appearances continued through the 1970s.
Increasingly, though, her attention was turned to the cinema. Films became
the topmost priority to Nahid while television went down to the next level.
She was very talented singer . She was very populor in Pakistan .She was
married withjournalist Asif Ali Pota in the mid 80s and then she
left the film scene.