Noor Jehan Grandson Actor Ahmed Ali Butt responds.
Ahmed Ali Butt, granddaughter of Madam Noor Jehan, on Friday responded to ALi Azmat’s controversial remarks about the late artist.
The “Garaj Baras” singer is being harassed by criticizing Noor Jehan in his recent interview.
Sharing a photo of his grandmother, the actor said: “I have always respected Ali Azmat as a musician and as a friend. He is one of Pakistan’s biggest rock legends. “
He added, “My late grandmother Madam Noor Jehan ‘is the greatest musician on the continent and that is true.”
“I’m sure he also knows how much Nor Jehan has and 1000 rock bands can’t match his one song.”
“I’m not holding him because he’s also an artist and he knows very well that respect comes when you give respect, otherwise you put yourself in a place where people will disgrace your heritage.”
The Melody Queen
“As for The Melody Queen Noor Jehan … ‘gai ge duneya geet mayray’ … Forever.”
Jehan started singing at the age of six and showed great interest in a variety of styles, including traditional and popular theater. Recognizing his singing ability, his father sent him to receive early training in old-fashioned singing under Ustad Ghulam Mohammad. He began training at the age of 11 in Calcutta and instructed him in the tradition of Patiala Gharana of ancient Hindustani music and ancient forms of thumri, dhrupad, and khyal.
At the age of nine, Noor Jehan drew the attention of Punjabi singer Ghulam Ahmed Chishti, who would later present him on stage in Lahore. He composed certain ghosts, na`ats and traditional songs to perform, even though he loved to imitate or play singing. When his training was completed, Jehan did singing work alongside his sister in Lahore, and he often participated in live music and dance before filming films.
Theater owner Diwan Sardari Lal took the little girl to Calcutta in the early 1930s and the whole family moved to Calcutta in the hope of developing the works of Allah Wasai’s movie works with her older sisters, Eiden Bai and Haider Bandi. Mukhtar Begum encouraged sisters to join film companies and recommended them to various producers. She also commended her husband, Agha Hashar Kashmiri, who was in charge of the maidan theater. It was here that Wasai earned the stage name, Baby Noor Jehan. Her older sisters were offered jobs at one of Seth Sukh Karnani’s companies, Indira Movietone and later became known as the Punjab Mail.
About Noor Jehan
In 1935, K. Mehra directed the Punjabi film Pind di Kuri in which Noor Jehan and her sister sang the Punjabi song “Langh aja patan chanaan da o yaar”, which became her first song. He also starred in the film Missar Ka Sitara (1936) by the same company in which he sang the composer Damodar Sharma. Jehan also played the role of Heer’s child in the film Heer-Sayyal (1937). One of his most famous songs of the time was “Shala jawaniyan maney” from Dalsukh Pancholi’s Punjabi film Gul Bakawli (1939). All of these Punjabi films were made in Calcutta. After a few years in Calcutta, Jehan returned to Lahore in 1938. In 1939, renowned music director Ghulam Haider composed songs for Jean that led to his popularity, so he became his first mentor.
In 1942, he played forward against Pran in Khandaan (1942).  It was his first role as an adult, and the film was a huge success.  Khandaan’s success saw him move to Bombay, with director Syed Shaukat Hussain Rizvi.  He shared music with Shanta Apte in Duhai (1943).  It was in this film that Jean placed his voice for the second time, with another actor named Husn Bano.  He married Rizvi later that year. From 1945 to 1947 and his move to Pakistan, Noor Jehan was one of the leading filmmakers in the Indian Film Industry. His films: Badi Maa (1945), Zeenat (1945 film), Gaon Ki Gori (1945), Anmol Ghadi (1946), and Jugnu (1947 film) were the top-grossing films of 1945 from 1947.
Active work in Pakistan
In 1947, Rizvi and Jehan decided to move to Pakistan. They left Bombay to live in Karachi with their family.
After three stable years in Pakistan. Jehan starred in his first Pakistani film Chan Wey (1951), starring Santosh Kumar. Which was his first Pakistani film as a heroine and actress. Shaukat Hussain Rizvi and Noor Jehan directed the film together, forming the first female director of Jehan Pakistan. It became the highest-grossing film in Pakistan in 1951. Jehan’s second film in Pakistan was Dupatta (1952) produced by Aslam Lodhi. Directed by Sibtain Fazli and assisted by A.H.Rana and as Production Manager. Dupatta has been much more successful than Chan Wey (1951).
During 1953 and 1954, Jean and Rizvi had problems and divorced because of disagreements. She had three children in their marriage. In 1959, he married another film actor, Ejaz Durrani, who was nine years younger. Durrani pressured him to stop acting, and his last film as an actor / artist was Ghalib (1961). This has contributed to strengthening his reputation. Find yourself another audience. His translation of faiz Ahmed Faiz’s. “Mujh se pehli si mohabbat mere mehboob na maang” is a unique example of tarranum. Referring to poetry as a song with the best Rasheed Attre music in the Pakistani film Caidi (1962). Jehan last worked in Baaji in 1963, although he is not in the leadership role.