|Biographical detail : ||Pakistani playback singer
Starting his singing career in 1955 on Radio Pakistan Hyderabad Masood Rana later established a music group in Karachi in the early 1960s.
He made his debut as a playback singer in 1962 when he sang for the film ‘Inqalab’ – “Mashriq ki tareek faza mein naya svera phoota hay”. He became one of the top male singers in both Urdu and Punjabi films for more than three decades. Masood Rana became the most influential male singer of Lollywood when six songs of film ‘Hamarahi’ (1966) turned out to be mega hits.
Masood Rana sang more than 300 songs in Urdu and Punjabi and recorded music for more than 550 films.
Masood Rana was born in Mir Pur Khas, Sindh to a Rajput landowner family, which had migrated from the East Punjab city Jalandhar.