Pakistan News / Mehndi Hassan Death > Shahensha-e-Ghazal and great singing legend of Pakistan, Mehdi Hassan after a long period of ailment passed away, his son Arif Hussain confirmed on Wednesday.
Earlier a couple of days ago, ailing ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a private hospital here after suffering from multiple health problems, according to his son Arif Hassan.
“My father has been ill for the last 12 years but this year his condition has deteriorated significantly and in the last one month he was released from hospital for just one day before being admitted again,” Arif said yesterday.
Hassan has multiple lung, chest and urinary tract ailments which were being treated by specialists.
Mehndi Hassan, 84, was born into a family of traditional musicians at Luna village, Rajasthan, in 1927 before his family migrated to Pakistan after 1947.
His Son Said Doctors are doing their best and we can only appeal to everyone to pray for his health,” Arif told prior to his death yesterday.