PIA’s flight was carrying 47 passengers crashed on December 7 (last year). While every death is equal, But the news of Junaid Jamshed passing away came like an electric jolt.
Junaid Jamshed Khan (September 3, 1964 – December 7, 2016) جنید جمشید was a Pakistani recording artist, television personality, fashion designer, occasional actor, singer-songwriter, and preacher. After graduating with a degree in engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology (Lahore), Junaid Jamshed briefly worked as a civilian contractor and engineer for the Pakistan Air Force before focusing on a musical career.
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The band released their first album in 1989 after the mega hit Dil Dil Pakistan received unparalleled success, a feat that arguably no other song has achieved so far.
here are some awesome tracks by him
Dil Dil PAKISTAN
Aitebar Vital Signs
Do Pal Ka Jeevan
Junaid released four albums with Vital Signs and four as a solo singer.
1989: Vital Signs 1
1991: Vital Signs 2
1995: Hum Tum
1994 – Junaid of Vital Signs, renamed Tumhara Aur Mera Naam.
1999 – Us Rah Par
2000 – The Best of Junaid Jamshed
2001 – Dil Ki Baat
After Junaid announced that he has left the singing and will follow the Islamic religious path. Junaid also started his clothing brand named “J.” partnering with a friend. Junaid didn’t really sing any songs after that, however, he released several naats and hamds during the 2002-2016 period.
Top 5 Naats
1. Mera Dil Badal De
Mehboob E Yazdaan
Main to Ummati Hoon
Mere Nabi Pyaare Nabi
Aged 52, Junaid Jamshed died while coming back from Chitral to Islamabad in 2016. The PIA flight carrying 47 passengers crashed near Havelian where Junaid and his second wife met their untimely death.
Junaid Jamshed was recognized worldwide for his work for charity. He was also included in top 500 most influential Muslims for his work for an NGO “Muslim Charity”. The list recognized the charity’s efforts saying;
The Muslim Charity has achieved a great deal under his leadership and expanded its operations to 16 countries.