Music, Poetry, Literature, Culture
Music, Poetry, Literature, Culture

Shazia Khushk

Shazia Khushk (Urdu: شازیہ خشک‎) (born September 1970 in Jamshoro), is a Pakistani Pakistani folk singer of Sindhi, Balochi Dhatki, Sairaiki, Urdu, Kashmiri, Gujrati, Brahvi and Punjabi
Shazia Khushk was born at Jamshoro. She debuted for a show in 1992, upon her husband’s encouragement, about whom Shazia mentions, ((quote|My husband often called me the Queen of Voice)) She emerged as a singer of two prominent languages Sindhi and Balochi. Shazia as Sindhi folk singer; having been an avid fan of folk-songs of Sindh about Marvi and poetry of renowned poet of Sindh Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai. Her debut song “Mara Udheta Pakhiyara Kadi Aao Na Maare Des” popularized her name across the country. She became well-known for her debut song.
She lives with her husband and twin sons in Karachi.Legacy
She has sung about more than five-hundred songs so far, performing in 45 countries of the world. US Consulate General, Karachi had selected Shazia as the ‘goodwill ambassador’. Sindh University, Jamshoro conferred upon her, an honorary fellowship for ‘Sufism – folk music’. She received ‘presidential award’ from the government of Uzbekistan