Irene Perveen: Pakistani Christian playback singer

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Irene Perveen: Pakistani Christian playback singer

Irene Perveen, born in 1940, is a Pakistani playback singer from the 1960s. Irene started her singing career in the film Noor-e-Islam in 1958. She sang many a fine numbers during her tenure. She sang many hit songs for the films, and made much impact in the East Pakistani Industry too.

She sang super-hit duets with Masood Rana and Ahmed Rushdi. Irene had her best days during the 1960s, and won some awards for herself. She married Cecil Samuel, who belonged to a well-known Christian family of Peshawar. Irene moved to England and has been living there since 1983.

Without a doubt, some of the numbers she sung in the films are still praised greatly. Amongst such songs, one can name songs like Bhool Na Jana Ja Ke Des Paraey from Shabab Kiranvi’s Insaniyat and Tum Hee Ho Mehboob Mere from Shahab’s another film, Aaina.