Musician Khalil Ahmed remembered

KARACHI: The death anniversary of musician Khalil Ahmed was observed on Wednesday (July 22).


Khalil Ahmed was born on March 3, 1936. He was a well-known Pakistani composer for films.

He started his career with film Anchal in 1962 and remained one of the leading music directors in subcontinent.

He gave hit music of film Khilona (1967).

An accomplished composer for television and films, Khalil’s many contributions to music have embedded themselves in the Pakistani psyche.

Khalil was a specialist in sad compositions. Khalil was one of Pakistan film industry’s most versatile musicians having composed music for over 40 films in a career spanning 2 decades.

Khalil Ahmed died on July 22, 1997, in Lahore.