Atif Aslam

Muhammad Atif Aslam is a Pakistani singer, song-writer and film actor. His nickname is Aadee. He was born on March 12, 1983 and is currently 37 years old. He was born in Wazirabad, Pakistan. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Education

Atif received his early education in Lahore, from Kimberly Hall School. Then he moved to Rawalpindi for some period of time and continued his schooling there at St.Pauls Cambridge School.

He then moved back to Lahore and started studying at Divisional Public School.
Atif further studied at Punjab Institute of Computer Sciences, Lahore. He did his graduation from there. He has a degree of Bachelor’s in Computer Sciences (B.C.S).

Struggle period

Like most young boys, Atif Aslam wanted to become a Cricketer when he grow up. As Cricket is the most loved sport in Pakistan. Atif’s dream was to be a Cricketer. He was working really hard to achieve what he wanted.

He used to practice daily and used to train in different Cricket clubs near his residence. He has said in his interviews that he only completed his education because his parents wanted him to have a safe career option just in case he doesn’t succeed to get a place in the National Cricket Team. He was pretty good at the sport.

He played for the National under 19 team. But slowly he lost his internet in Cricket and found his love for singing. We can surely say that his fans would be grateful that he took up singing rather than playing Cricket. Apart from Cricket his hobbies also include sketching and traveling.

Physical features

Atif Aslam is one of the most good looking singers of Pakistan. His height is 5’9”. He has Black hair and Dark brown eyes. Apart from beautiful physical features he has the most charming personality.

Acting Career

He made his acting debut with 2011 Pakistani social drama film Bol. It was a huge hit. This film has received a lot of appreciation and awards.

Singing Career

Atif Aslam has stated that he had no initial formal training in music, and was disinterested in the thought of pursuing a musical career over one in sports. It was not until his college days that he began to actively take part in various musical competitions and eventually was encouraged by his friends to establish himself in the music industry.He has said that the works of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan were one of his very first musical inspirations.

Atif Aslam has recorded numerous chart-topping songs in both India and Pakistan. Atif is known for his vocal belting technique. He predominantly sings in Urdu and Hindi but has also sung in Bengali.

Due to the status of his consistently successful chart-topping songs, he is often regarded as one of the all-time best playback singers in the Indian and Pakistani music industries. In 2004, Aslam released his first album titled Jal Pari (meaning ‘Mermaid’) which became an instant hit. He released two more successful solo albums, Doorie and Meri Kahani.

Jal band

The career of Atif Aslam begun with forming the band Jal and releasing the song ‘Aadat’ with Goher Mumtaz in Pakistan in 2003. The original version of the song was written by Goher Mumtaz and sung by Atif Aslam.

During that time, Atif Aslam was the lead singer of Jal. He recorded Aadat with his pocket money at the age of 17. The band released the song on the internet in 2003, which became a youth anthem.

After separation from Jal, On 17 July 2004, Aslam released his first album titled Jal Pari produced by Sarmad Abdul Ghafoor, having 11 tracks, which was an instant hit. The album also won the 4th Lux Style Awards in 2005 in the category of “Best Album”

Television

Aslam appeared as the captain of Team Pakistan in a singing talent show called “Surekshetra” which was shot and broadcast from Dubai, where Indian and Pakistani contestants competed against each other. At the end of the show, Nabeel Shaukat Ali from Atif’s team won the contest.

He along with Shahi Hasan, Meesha Shafi and Fawad Khan was also on the judge panel of a nationwide talent show Pepsi Battle of the Bands from July to September 2017.

Bollywood

His popular Bollywood songs include – Woh Lamhe, Pehli Nazar Mein, Tu Jaane Na, Jeene Laga Hoon, Piya O Re Piya, Tere Sang Yaara and many others

Personal life

Atif Aslam’s father’s name is Muhammad Aslam and his mothers name is Rehana Shaheen. Atif has 4 siblings, 3 brothers and 1 sister. He married his long-time girlfriend, educationist Sara Bharwana, in Lahore on 29 March 2013. He has a son named Ahad, who was born in 2014.

Controversies

His debut album “Jal Pari” in 2004 attracted a controversy for having a copyright issue.
Another controversy happened In 2010, a fake news about his death went viral on the internet.

It all started when popular blogs gave news regarding it due to various reasons i.e. backbone injury, throat cancer. Actually, during a concert, he fell down after which he was taken to the nearest hospital which was a Cancer Hospital. So, this is how it all started.

Achievments

Atif Aslam is the youngest recipient of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz,the fourth-highest civilian honour award from the Pakistani Government, as well as numerous Lux Style Awards. In 2019, he was awarded with a star in the Dubai Walk of Fame after his nomination for the “Best Singer in Pakistan”.

Atif Aslam has an extensively large following at home in Pakistan as well as in neighboring India. He refers to his fans as “Aadeez”.

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