ISLAMABAD (Online) - The countrys first woman broadcaster Aapa Shamim of Radio Pakistan, Mohini Hameed, passed away in Seattle, Washington, after a brief illness. The most popular and distinguished voice of Radio Pakistan for more than three decades, she became a legend in her lifetime. Titled the Nightingale of Broadcasting, she was especially known for childrens morning shows, and musical rendering of famous Urdu poets for children, besides being the most popular drama voice of her time. 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 her husband Hameed Ahmed, a daughter Kanwal Naseer and son Izne Hameed. A wide cross section of television and radio artists, producers and media personalities visited the house of her daughter to condole the death of the broadcasting legend. The country has lost an icon in the field of broadcasting whose services to Radio Pakistan shall be remembered forever, the mourners said as they paid glowing tributes to late Mohini.