Popular playback singer Nayyara Noor passed away in the wee hours of Sunday, the local media reported.
The celebrated singer, whose fruitful career spanned over several decades, was 71. Noor was conferred with several national honours. She was initially conferred with the title of Bulbul-e-Pakistan alongside the Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 2006. Noor was also honoured with the Nigar Award in 1973. The news of her passing away soon reached social media after a family member of the singer confirmed her demise.