Ali Zafar pays tribute to Mehdi Hassan

Updated: Jan 17, 2012, 18:32 PM IST

New Delhi: Singer turned actor Ali Zafar has paid a tribute to ailing ghazal legend Mehdi Hassan.

The 31-year-old Pakistani actor has dedicated a song `Jaane Man` to Hassan from his last album `Jhoom`.

"My humble tribute to the great legend Mehdi Hassan in my album Jhoom," Zafar posted on Twitter.

The actor, who is currently working on `Chashme Baddoor` remake, credits Hassan for influencing his musical career.

"There is no singer like Mehdi Hassan, never was, can never be. Sir you are in all our prayers," he had posted.

Hassan, 85, has been admitted to the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Karachi on January 11 after he had trouble breathing.