Great news for all the fans of Nazia Hassan and Zoheb Hassan out there, as the discoverer of Pakistan’s pop music are set to be enshrine in an upcoming Bollywood film. Yes, its actually happening.
Nazia Hassan and Zoheb Hassan who were a singing sensation and pop icons in Pakistan and South Asia. They are regarded as pioneers of the Pakistani pop music scene and were one of the most successful Pakistani groups, selling more than 60 million albums worldwide.
Zoheb took to Facebook to announce the big news saying: “A Bollywood film on the lives of pop icons, Nazia and Zoheb Hassan featuring their hits spanning three decades to be announced soon. Watch this space for more information.”
They initially gained fame with their music “Aap Jaisa Koi” first featured as a soundtrack for the 1980 Indian film Qurbani. The song was on the group’s debut album Disco Deewane released in 1981 by Indian producer Biddu. The album was the best selling album of Asia at that time.
They both released their second album Boom Boom in 1982. After two years the band recorded their recklessly praised album Young Tarang in 1984. It was the first album of the subcontinent to feature music videos. Nazia and Zoheb released their fourth studio album, Hotline in 1987, which featured the duo’s younger sister, Zahra Hassan. The group released their last studio album Camera Camera in 1992, which was also the first album produced by Zoheb.
This year, Zoheb was seen in Ho Mann Jahaan featuring the duo’s iconic hit Dosti.
We just can’t wait to see how their remarkable careers are summed up in a movie. Really excited for this movie.