KARACHI: Renowned social activist and pop singer turned religious scholar Junaid Jamshed died in the PIA plane crash on Wednesday, December 6 along with his wife and three kids. TheNewsTribe.com has acquired a clip from Junaid Jamshed’s last known interview with family on TV.
Born on September 3, 1964, Junaid was raised in Lahore. He graduated from University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore and joined Pakistan Airforce as Contract Engineer. He was God-gifted with a melodious voice.
Junaid tested his luck in the music industry and shot to fame with his national song “Dil Dil Pakistan” in 1980s. He gave a new life to Pakistan’s dying music industry and became a super start with superhit songs like, ‘Goray Rang Ka Zamana,’ ‘Saanwli Saloni,’ ‘Na Tu Aye Gi, ‘Dil Mange More,’ and ‘Tera Karam Mola.’
Despite having a successful music career, Junaid turned towards Islam and left music in 2005.
He recorded many famous Naats and Hamds including melodious ‘Qasida Burda Sharif,’ ‘Ya Taiba,’ ‘Ilaahi Teri Chokhat Per,’ ‘Mohammad Ka Roza’ ‘Mera Dil Badal De.’
He was also a renowned Fashion Designer, his brand J. Junaid Jamshed has dozens of outlets in different cities of the country.
Junaid had three wives, three sons, and a daughter. Taimoor Junaid, the eldest son from his first wife got married early this year.