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45th death anniversary of folk singer Alam Lohar observed

45th death anniversary of folk singer Alam Lohar observed
July 3, 2024 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (APP) - The 45th death anniversary of the legendary Sufi and folk singer Alam Lohar was observed on Wednesday.

He was born in 1928 in a village near Gujrat. Alam Lohar is famous for his rendition of Waris Shah’s Heer, which he has memorized in 36 styles and forms.

He was also honoured with Pride of Performance Award in 1979.

He recorded his first album at the age of 13 and has outsold all other singers in Pakistan in the 1970s.