Reshma was a Pakistani folk singer. Awarded with Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2008, the third highest honour, she is also the recepient of the highest civilian award in Pakistan, the Pride of Performance in 1982. She is remembered for folk songs and her powerful singing voice. Born in Rajasthan, India in a nomadic Banjara household in 1947, her family rehabilitated to Karachi after the Partition of India. Discovered by a local producer at the age of 12 while singing at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandarin Sehwan, Sindh, Reshma went on to record various folk songs for such labels as the Pakistan Radio. Her first project with the company “Laal Meri” was an instant hit and she was catapulted to fame with several television appearances in the 1960s.