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Published on Apr 11, 2011
Gori Panghat Pe Thehro Ghar Nahin Jao Gagar Ko (The Great Alamgir) "Ptv Classics"
This is one of the finest performance of The Pop Icon and One Of The Pioneers of Pop Music In South Asia The Great Alamgir. He started singing on the Pakistani Television at the beginning of the 1970s when the people in Pakistan were not familiar with the modern Urdu music and when western music was generally considered as modern music in Pakistan. Shair Siddiqui's songs for the first pop musical program 'SUNDAY KE SUNDAY' series of Karachi Television in 1973/74 and introduced Alamgir with the song 'ALBELA RAHI'. Albela Rahi, was an Urdu translation of a foreign language song. It proved a hit in 1973 among the youth of the 70's. There was a time during the 70's when the music loving boys and girls gathered regularly on the streets near the Karachi Jheel Park to get a glimpse of this pop singer as he used to travel along in his red sedan in evening. Alamgir's second pop song Pyar hai zindagi ka gehna was also an Urdu translation of a foreign song. He soon became popular among the younger generation in the country. Alamgir is also known for his many renditions of Bengali music. The most notable Bengali song he is known to sing is Aamay Bhashaili Rey. Alamgir made a dash on the Pakistani music scene. He sang for the Pakistani television in the very beginning of his career but later as the time passed he started singing for the Pakistani music industry. He also performs abroad. Alamgir has polycystic kidney disease, undergoes dialysis three times per week and requires a kidney transplant. He needs help badly and one way is to purchase his CD of songs and donate for him directly via the method described at his website. http://www.alamgirfanclub.com/index.html He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is respected by the music lovers everywhere and still performs in live concerts in America.