ISLAMABAD-The countrys first woman broadcaster, Mohini Hameed popularly known as Apa Shamim of Radio Pakistan, passed away in Seattle, Washington, Saturday evening after a brief illness. She amused the listeners for more than three decades and became a living legend in her lifetime. Known as Nightingale of Broadcasting she was especially known for her bedtime stories, childrens morning shows, and musical rendering of famous Urdu poets for children, besides being the popular drama voice of her times. She was the recipient of numerous national awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award. Her most famous rendering was suno pyaari bacho idhar ao tum, batayen jo tumko wo sun jao tum. She leaves behind Hameed Ahmed, her husband, daughter Kanwal Naseer also an award-winning broadcaster and TV celebrity and son Izne Hameed.