Singer Shazia Khushk left showbiz for ‘religious obligations’

Singer Shazia Khushk left showbiz for ‘religious obligations’

Legendary folk singer Shazia Khushk has announced her exit from the showbiz due to religious obligation.

After serving the industry for the past 25 years, she has decided to part ways with the industry and want to dedicate her rest of life in service of Islam.  She revealed she had been getting abundant singing offers from different countries, but she declined all these offers due to ‘religious obligations’.

“I’ve decided to spend the rest of my life in service of Islam,” she said.

If you don’t know her, still you know her famous song “Dane pe Dana’.

“I’m grateful to my fans for loving my songs and hope that they will strongly support me in my new move. I really took my time to think about what I wanted to do at this stage in my life, I’m certain that I won’t want to join this field [showbiz] again,” she told the news organization.

Khushk made her debut in 1992 following her husband’s insistence for an audition, the 49 years old folk singer career includes 500 songs in Urdu, Gujrati, Kashmiri, Sairaiki, and Sindhi and live performances in 45 countries around the world.

She was also nominated as a Goodwill Ambassador by the ex-US council General in Karachi. She also received a presidential award from the Uzbekistan government