Most prominent humorist and satirist of Pakistan; author of extraordinary works "Chiraagh Tale" and "Aab-e-Gum". He received Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-i-Imtiaz, the highest literary honours by the Government of Pakistan.
Mehdi Hasan was a ghazal and playback singer of Pakistan. He was also known as 'Shehenshah-e-Ghazal'. He was honored with the Pride of Performance Award and numerous Nigar Awards for his inimitable contribution to music.