Habib Wali Mohammad

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Birthday
16, 1924
Birthplace
Myanmar
Death Date
Sep 3, 2014 (90)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1924
Birthplace
Myanmar
Death Date
Sep 3, 2014 (90)

About

A famous singer of ghazals, he rose to fame on Sri Lanka's Radio Ceylon station and is particularly remembered for his musical performances of the poems "Na Kisi Ki Aankh Ka Noor Hoon," "Kab Mera Nasheman Ahelay Chaman," and "Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Na Karo."

Before Fame

After earning his bachelor's degree from Ismail Yusuf College in Mumbai, India, he completed his MBA at Syracuse University in New York, U.S.A.

Trivia

He performed a popular version of the Pakistani national anthem "Roshan-o-Rakhshan, Nayyar-o-Tabaan, Pakistan Rahay."

Family Life

Born into a Muslim family in Rangoon, Burma, he later lived in India and Pakistan. Eventually, he settled in the United States with his wife Rehana and his children Rizwan and Nadeem (both musicians), Anwar, and Ruxana.

Associated With

Indian screen star Meena Kumari promoted Mohammad's early musical work and helped him establish his career and reputation.