The 31st death anniversary of renowned folk singer Tufail Niazi was observed on Tuesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Tufail Niazi was one of the greatest Pakistani singers, who came to prominence with his famous song ‘Sada Chirian Da Chanbha’.
Niazi also has the honour of singing the first song to have ever been aired on Pakistan Television (PTV).
A winner of the President’s Pride of Performance Award, Tufail Niazi breathed his last on September 21, 1990.
His other famous songs are ‘Layee Beqadran Naal Yaari’, ‘Mein Nai Jana Kheriyan De Nal’ and others.
Tufail Niazi belonged to the Kapurthala music tradition, and the lineage of Saeen Ilyas. He became an internationally renowned musician and is a great name in Punjabi folk music.