Abida Parveen (Pakistani Sufi Singer) has honoured with lifetime achievement award in India

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Pakistani Sufi legend Abida Parveen, the Queen of sufi music was honoured with a lifetime achievement award in India by Kaladharmi Begum Akhtar Academy of Ghazal for her fabulous services that she rendered in the world of Music.

On receiving the award at the ceremony, Abida Parveen said that she is overjoyed to receive the award from the Begum Akhtar Academy of Ghazal and that it is a proud for her and it is an unforgettable moment of her life.

She was the Queen of Sindhi music who took Sufi music to the next level of spirituality. Abida Parveen gained popularity by her songs includes mainly ghazals, Urdu love tracks and her talent, Kafis, a classical form of Sufi poetry.

Abida Parveen was born in 1954 to a musical family of Sindhi origin. She made her debut on Radio Pakistan, Hyderabad, in 1973 and gradually became more than a treasure for the country. She received training from her father Ustaad Ghulam Haider.

Abida Parveen has been awarded the Pride of Performance in 1982 and the Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2005 by the Government of Pakistan.

The sufi singer Abida Parveen was also requested to sing one of her ghazals and she sang “Laal Meri Pat”. The moment turned out to be more special and the crowed was overwhelmed with the magic that she created.

Abida Parveen’s renowned song “Yaar ko hum ney ja baja dekha” is featured on Hum TV famous drama serial “Shehr-e-Zaat”.