LAHORE: 03, NOVEMBER, 2021: Pakistani folk singer Reshma also known as Bulbule Sehra, is being remembered on her 8th death anniversary today (Wednesday).
Reshma was born in Rajasthan India in a nomadic Banjara household in 1947, later her family migrated to Karachi after the Partition of India and shifted to Lahore soon after.
She was discovered by a local producer at the age of twelve while singing at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan, Sindh.
Reshma catapulted to fame for her soulful voice and effortless singing, awarded with Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Distinction), the third highest honour and civilian award in Pakistan among other honours.
Some of her most memorable songs include Laal Meri, Hai O Rabba Nahion Lagda Dil Mera, Ankhiyan Nu Rehen De and Lambi Judai among others.
Reshma passed away on 3 November 2013 in Lahore after suffering from throat cancer for several years. (04)