Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words.

Munni Begum

Munni Begum is a famous Pakistani ghazal singer. Her real name is Nadira She is American National ,based in Chicago, IL, USA.

Munni Begum began career as a singer in Karachi in 1970s. Begum released her first album of ghazals in 1976. It became a smash hit and broke all previous records.

On March 23, 2008 Governor Dr Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan has conferred the Pride of Performance award upon legendary female singer Munni Begum at a simple ceremony held at Governor’s House in Karachi.

Notable ghazals

As for Begum’s hit ghazals, the list is nearly endless – listen to Munni Begum’s famous ghazals online. Some of these are:

  • Jhoom barabar jhoom sharabi
  • Har qadam zehmatein…
  • Tumhare sheher ka mausam bada suhana lage…
  • Ek Bar Muskura Do
  • Awaargi Mein Had Se Guzar Jaana Chahiye
  • Bewafa Se Bhi Pyar Hota Hai
  • Bhoolne Wale Se Koi Kehde
  • Dil Ko Hale Karar Mein Dekha
  • Idhar zindagi ka janaza uthe ga
  • bhujhi hoi shama ka dhuaan hun
  • Mareez e mohabbat unhi ka fasana


Pride of Performance Award (2008)




Awargi Mein Hadh Se Guzar Jana Munni Begum Live Ghazal

Mareez-e-Mohabbat ( Munni Begum) Ghazal

Tum puuchho aur main na bataaun aise to haalat naahin – munni begum


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