Legend of Classical Music Mehdi Hassan Died in Karachi

Legendary Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan died today in a hospital in Karachi, his family sources confirmed.
A legend of Pakistan music industry and King of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan died in Karachi in private hospital. Mehdi Hassan family confirm his death news to our team and it’s a great loss of Pakistan.Mehdi Hassan death is not only loss of his family but also a hero and legend of Pakistan died today. A long chapter of classical music end today and all over the Pakistan are sad on this news and many Fans of mehdi Hassan plan to come at his funeral .His funeral prayer will be pray in Karachi and he was sick from disease from last five year and government of Pakistan and specially local government of Karachi Help him financially also.
Mehdi hassan funeral prayer will be held in Karachi after dhohar pyarer at friday at 15-june-2012 but Soon we will update about exact timing of funeral prayer of Mehdi hassan.
Mr Hassan came from a family of musicians who migrated from Rajasthan to Pakistan after the Partition. He was best known for his ghazals, but also sang thumris and playback for Pakistani films.He received a number of awards and honours, among them the Saigal Award in India.