Prominent Pakistani Singer, Nayyara Noor, 72, has passed away

Nayyara Noor is an Indian-born stage performer and Pakistani playback singer. She has given in several live ghazal singing performances on Pakistani television programs and local music venues.

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Pakistani playback Singer Nayyara Noor dies at 72

At 72, the Bulbul-e-Pakistan, Nayyara Noor, died in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Her nephew, Raza Zaidi, told her followers of her demise on his Twitter account. Raza wrote- “loving aunt (tayi) Nayyara Noor. May her soul R.I.P. She was awarded the moniker of ‘Bulbul-e-Pakistan’ because of her lovely voice.”

She had performed alongside various great artists like Mehdi Hassan and Ahmed Rushdi. Likewise, Noor sang ghazals composed by great poets like Ghalib and Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Even though she left the earth, she will be remembered for hits like “Roothay Ho Tum” and “Kabhi Hum Khoobsurat Thay.”

Nayyara Noor Age, Family, Early Life

Nayyara Noor was born on 3 November 1950 in Guwahati, Assam, India. She holds a Pakistani Nationality and she belongs to white ethnicity. Her Zodiac sign is Scorpio.

nayyara noor family

Nayyara Noor was born in India and spent her early childhood there. Her family and forefathers, belonging to a merchant class, were long settled in Assam having migrated from Amritsar, in Punjab. Her father was an active member of the All-India Muslim League and had received Pakistan’s founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah on his tour to Assam before the split in 1947.

In 1957 or 1958, Noor with her mother and siblings traveled from India to Pakistan, residing in Karachi. However, her father stayed back in Assam until 1993 to look after the family’s immovable possessions.

Nayyara Noor Husband, What about her Children?

Nayyara Noor was married to Shehryar Zaidi. Her younger son Jaffer Zaidi is the lead vocalist of the Kaavish music band, while the elder son Naad-e-Ali has begun his debut as a solo singer.

Nayyara Noor Career, What was her profession?

As a child, Nayyara is said to have been inspired by the bhajans of Kanan Devi and Kamla as well as the ghazals and thumris of Begum Akhtar. In 1971, Nayyara made her public singing debut in Pakistani television serials and then began with films like Gharana (1973) and Tansen. She has subsequently sung ghazals penned by legendary poets like Ghalib and Faiz Ahmed Faiz and has performed with giants like Mehdi Hassan and Ahmed Rushdi.

Nayyara participated in the live ghazal singing concerts on Pakistan television shows or in concert halls throughout the country. She performed at mehfils and mushairas having earned a following among ghazal fans in Pakistan and India. Probably the most famous ghazal of hers (a form of song in Urdu poetry) was Ae Jazba-e-Dil Gar Main Chahoon, composed by Behzad Lucknavi (1900-1974), a renowned poet of Urdu naats and ghazals, playwright and songwriter of Radio Pakistan. Nayyara Noor later received numerous honors for this ghazal.

How much is Nayyara Noor Net Worth?

The net worth of Nayyara Noor is estimated to be 1.5 million USD; yet, her salary and career earnings have not been published.

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In 2012, the singer stated that she no longer will be singing professionally, noting that even though music had been her passion but never her first priority.       

Which school and college did She go to?

Nayyara Noor studied at Islamia College in Lahore after hearing her sing for her friends and teachers at an annual banquet at the National College of Arts in Lahore in 1968.

Is She available on any kind of social media platform?

Noor is active on Facebook and Instagram. She has 520+ followers on Instagram.

Physical Appearance of Nayyara Noor’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Nayyara Noor’s should be known

Zodiac signScorpio
Relationship StatusMarried