Junaid Jamshed remembered on his 56th birth anniversary 

By: News Desk      Published: 01:52 PM, 3 Sep, 2020
Junaid Jamshed remembered on his 56th birth anniversary 

Late singer and preacher Junaid Jamshed was remembered on his birth anniversary across the country on Thursday. Junaid was born in Karachi on September 3, 1964.

He had briefly worked as a civilian contractor and engineer for Pakistan Air Force before turning into a singer. His father Jamshed Akber Khan was a retired Group Captain in Pakistan Air Force. 

‘Vital Signs’ released a national song ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’ on TV in 1987, in which they used western musical instruments. Some of his albums that released during the time of ‘Pop Music’, includes ‘Vital Signs 1’, ‘Vital Signs 2’, ‘Aitebaar’, ‘Hum Tum’, ‘Tumhara Aur Mera Naam’, ‘Us Raah Per’, ‘The Best of Junaid Jamshed’ and ‘Dil Ki Baat’.

After the successful 15 years in pop music and performing worldwide, Junaid Jamshed bid farewell to the music industry and diverted his attention towards religion and served the rest of his life in promoting Islam.

He also hosted Ramazan transmissions on TV channel. Junaid Jamshed used to participate actively in social work.

He was also awarded ‘Tamgha-e-Imtiaz’ by the government of Pakistan in 2007. He went on a mission of preaching the correct paths of the religion to the residents of Chitral where he died in a horrible crash when PIA flight PK-661 of aircraft ATR-42 turboprop plane crashed near Havelian with 47 passengers and crew members on-board along with Junaid Jamshed and his wife.

His fans and followers paid tributes to him and prayed for his eternal peace following his death.