WEB DESK: King of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan Khan is being remembered on his seventh death anniversary today (Thursday).

Renowned musician Mehdi Hassan Khan was born on July 18, 1927, in India.

Mehdi Hassan made his debut as a Thumri singer at Radio Pakistan in 1957.

Hassan was also awarded numerous awards including Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pride of Performance and Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan.

He had sung more than 300 songs for multiple films throughout his career.

King of Ghazal Mehdi Hassan Khan was died on June 13, 2012, after suffering from a prolonged illness in Karachi.