Nazia & Zoheb Hassan

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The popular brother-sister duo, Nazia and Zoheb Hassan, was one of the first acts whose appeal hopscotched linguistic, ethnic and national chalklines. London-based and of Pakistani extraction, they broke…
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The popular brother-sister duo, Nazia and Zoheb Hassan, was one of the first acts whose appeal hopscotched linguistic, ethnic and national chalklines. London-based and of Pakistani extraction, they broke new ground with their disco-inflected music. Nazia Hassan's hit "Aap Jaisa Koi" (Hindi for "Somebody like You") from the film Qurbani was one of the sensations of 1980 (available on Polydor cassette 3227 038). Close behind it, she and her brother established themselves with a massively popular Hindi-language hit cum rallying cry called "Disco Deewane" ("Disco Crazy"). Chart success in India, Pakistan, Argentina, Venezuela and the Gulf reinforced their international appeal.