Bazmi, stormed by his lust for music, started learning at an age of 13 and soon mastered various musical instruments. He was hired by the ‘All India Radio’ in 1939 as an artist and he first composed songs in 1944, which was broadcasted on Bombay Radio Station.
His first song in Pakistan was “Mohabbat mei tere” (singers, Ahmed Rushdi, Noor Jahan) for the 1964 film “Aisa bhi hota hai”.
Nisar Bazmi also composed music for Runa Laila and Mehdi Hassan, yet much of his fame came in return of his compositions in the voice of playback singer Ahmed Rushdi. The legendary musician with expertise in the art of music, also trained many of the modern composers.Nisar Bazmi also received many ‘Nigar Awards’ in recognition of his command over music composition.
Nisar Bazmi composed music in 66 Pakistani films during his career.
He died on this day in Karachi in 2007.