Legendary folk singer Reshma laid to rest

Sunday – Namaz-e-Janaza of renowned singer Reshman was offered in Lahore this evening . Her funeral was attended by her relatives‚ artists and well wishers.

She passed away after protracted illness in Lahore on Sunday morning. She was sixty-six.

She had been suffering from throat cancer and was in coma for the last two months.

Reshma’s talent was discovered by Radio Pakistan‚ and a couple of songs later she became a household name.

She had countless fans in other countries too‚ including India. She also recorded a song for an Indian movie in the 1980s.

Reshma was born to a gypsy family at Bikaner in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Soon after the independence‚ her family migrated to Pakistan. Reshma spent much of her childhood singing at mazars.

Reshma was known as Nightingale of the Desert for her mesmerizing voice.

She was awarded with Sitara-i-Imtiaz, President Mamnoon Hussain has condoled the sad demise of Reshma.

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