|Real name||Tufail Niazi|
|First film||Dhoop Aur Saye (Urdu - 1968)|
|Life||1916 - 21-09-1990|
|Born at||Jallandhar, Indian Punjab|
|Relations||Babar Niazi (son)|
Tufail Niazi was music director of only a single film Dhoop aur Saye in 1968. This film was directed by Ashfaq Ahmad. He was not only a folk singer but deeply influenced by classical forms and classically trained vocals combined with a soulfully melodic voice. He started as a stage and theatre singer and actor. He joined Radio Pakistan after partition and started his own mobile theatre and toured various festivals in Punjab.
Tufail Naizi was also the first singer who sang any song on Pakistan Television, when it was on air on November 24, 1964 in Lahore and it was a Punjabi song..
Tufail Niazi was born in Jallandhar in 1916 and died on September 21, 1990 in Islamabad. His sons Javed Niazi and Babar Niazi are also singers and actors on Islamabad TV center.
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