ISLAMABAD -- Famous filmmaker, writer and music composer, Khwaja Khurshid Anwar was remembered on his 35th death anniversary on Wednesday.
According to PTV news, Khwaja Khurshid Anwar gained tremendous popularity in Pakistan and India and is widely credited as being one of the most original and inventive music directors of his generation.
He was born on March 21, 1912 in Mianwali, His father Khawaja Ferozuddin
Ahmad was a well-known Barrister settled in Lahore, who had a love for music so much so that he had a huge collection of gramophone records of Indian classical
and neo-classical music and his precocious son had an unhindered access to them all.
In the weekly soirees of music organized by his father in his house, renowned music maestros used to perform, and it was here that the young Khurshid Anwar developed a taste for classical music.
In 1934, viewing Khrshid Anwar's keen interest, Khan Sahib Tawakkal Hussain took him under his tutelage in 1934.
Khurshid Anwar was also a brilliant student at Government College, Lahore. In 1935, having topped in the Masters in Philosophy, he appeared in...