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Masood Rana

The best ever playback singer in Pakistani films..
Masood Rana - Playback singer - The best ever playback singer in Pakistani films..
Facts on Masood Rana
Real name Chodhary Masood Ahmad Rana
First film Inqilab (Urdu - 1962)
Active career1962-95
Life 06-08-1941 - 04-10-1995
Born at Mir Pur Khas, Sindh
Language Punjabi
Profession Singing
Relations

Masood Rana was the most verstile and all round playback singer in Pakistani films. He was one and only male singer who was popular in both Urdu and Punjabi films. He had a melodious voice which was very tuneful and rich of expressions. His ability to sing in hi- and low-pitch notes made him a unique playback singer. He was known for very impressive, emotional and memorable songs from social, romantic and musical films from the golden era of 1960/70s.

Masood Rana was also seen as an actor in few films, but he was not successful in this filed. He was solo hero in Urdu film Shahi Faqeer (1970), second hero in Punjabi film 2 Mutiaran (1968) and third hero in Punjabi film Yaar Badshah (1971). He appeared as guest actor in many films from Banjaran (1962) till Dostana (1982).

Chodhary Masood Ahmad Rana s/o Chodhary Ali Ahmad was born on Wednesday, August 6, 1941 in Mir Pur Khas, Sindh. He belongs to a Punjabi landowner family from Jalandhar, Indian Punjab. He had a God gifted singing talent and never got traditional classical music training. He started as singer from Radio Pakistan Hyederabad in 1955 and leads a singing group in the beginning of 1960s in Karachi with other famous names like Akhlaq Ahmad and Nadeem. Actor Saqi introduced him to the films.

Masood Rana died by heart attack during a train tour from Lahore to Sadiqabad on Wednesday, October 4, 1995. He is buried in Lahore.



Masood Rana

Interviewed by Yasmin Hameed, Ptv (1994)


Sardara
Sardara
(1970)
Nazrana
Nazrana
(1978)
2 Bhai
2 Bhai
(1968)

Shakuntla
Shakuntla
(1943)
Shahjahan
Shahjahan
(1946)
Bhai Jan
Bhai Jan
(1945)
Ragni
Ragni
(1945)

Chodhary
Chodhary
(1941)
Dhamki
Dhamki
(1946)



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A website of Masood Rana

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