Faakhir Mehmood (Singer)

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Faakhir Mehmood (Urdu: فاخر محمود) is a Pakistani singer and music composer[1] Faakhir Mehmood Music Composer . He started out his career in a Pakistani musical group called Awaz.[2] Faakhir Mehmood Awaz However to conflicts of interest the band split and they all went to become solo artists. The band Awaz also consisted of well known musician Haroon.[3] Fakhir With HaroonFaakhir has produced three albums as prior to 2006. His 2000 debut album, Aatish,[4] Aatish album was a big hit. His song in the album called Dil Na Lagey was the number one song for many weeks and was the best national song of the year 2000.His latest album is Mantra. On that album there is a song called Jiya Na Jaye, in which Faakhir shares a duet with Indian singer Sunidhi Chauhan. Another song in that album called Mahi Ve won two awards in the India Sangeet Awards, in which he also performed.[5] Fakhir Mehmood Revolvy
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Faakhir Mehmood

  • Famous As:

    Singer

  • Nationality:

    Pakistani

  • Residence:

    Karachi

  • Education:

    George Washington University

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Singer

  • Height:

    5 ft 10 in (1.76 m)

  • Zodiac:

    Taurus

  • Website:

    http://www.faakhironline.com

  • Awards :

    Lux Style Awards

  • 3rd Hum Awards:

    Best Music Single -

  • Hum Awards:

    Best Music Video (Baliya)

  • Sahara Sangeet Awards:

    Best Singer,Best Song

  • Born
  • Date:

    20 April 1973

  • Place:

    Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

  • Family
  • Spouse:

    Mehreen Faakhir

  • Children:

    1

  • Career
  • Occupation(s):

    Singer Musician

  • Genres:

    Pop

  • Professional Work
  • Years Active:

    1992present

  • Instruments:

    Keyboard

  • Affiliation:

    Awaz

Awaz

Faakhir attended the University of Engineering and Technology, [6] UET Taxila Taxila It was his university years when he met Haroon. Together, they formed the band Awaz. Asad Ahmed joined on guitars and Awaz had become a prominent band in country in earlier 90's.

Solo career

Faakhir - Jee Chaahay Launch - Press Conference
Faakhir - Jee Chaahay Launch - Press Conference
Faakhir started working on his album Aatish in July 2000 by releasing his 1st single in August, a national song Dil Na Lagay. This national song become an instant hit and topped the music charts in Pakistan.Riding on his wave of success he performed in New York City[7] New York City   and Washington DC where he sang to crowd of more than 30,000 people. The same year he charmed a large audience in Dubai,[8] Dubai Revolvy UAE.2001 was perhaps the most gratifying year for Faakhir as an artist as his other two releases, Kabhi Kabhi Pyaar Mein and Dilruba both topped the charts and became instant hits.The song Kabhi Kabhi Pyaar Mein won a Lux Style Awards[9] Lux Style Awards Revolvy while his other single Dilrub (Pakistan most expensive Music Video, shot in Spain) was also nominated for Best Video and Direction at the same prestigious ceremony.Faakhir started working on his album Aatish in July 2000 by releasing his 1st single in August, a national song Dil Na Lagay. This national song become an instant hit and topped the music charts in Pakistan.. Riding on his wave of success he performed in New York City and Washington DC where he sang to crowd of more than 30,000 people.The same year he charmed a large audience in Dubai, UAE.2001 was perhaps the most gratifying year for Faakhir as an artist as his other two releases, Kabhi Kabhi Pyaar Mein and Dilruba both topped the charts and became instant hits. The song Kabhi Kabhi Pyaar Mein won a Lux Style Awards while his other single Dilruba (Pakistans most expensive Music Video, shot in Spain) was also nominated for Best Video and Direction at the same prestigious ceremony.[10] Faakhir Mehmood Revolvy

Trivia

Faakhir is an Electrical Engineer. As a solo artist, he won several awards, including the Sahara Sangeet Award for Best Singer and Best Song (Mahi Ve) with his 2005 effort Mantra.[11] Faakhir Mehmood famous birthday

Family Life

Faakhir Mehmood with wife and child
Faakhir Mehmood with wife and child
He and his wife Mehreen Faakhir opened up a high end fashion retail store, New York Avenue, at the Forum Mall in Karachi, Pakistan.

As a performer

Faakhir Mehmood in lux style award
Faakhir Mehmood in lux style award
To me music is like the stars in the sky, it does to the soul, what the stars do to break the muteness of the stark black sky-Faakhir His acts are filled with energy, charged with unmistakable enthusiasm and a charismatic voice to compliment all the magic that unfolds on stage. His Sage Traits has enabled him as a much sought-after and liked performer. His heartthrob personality and melodious songs come together in perfect harmony to create a concert; out of any ordinary show. The most promising act to come up these days is surely Faakhir -The News July 22, 2001. Faakhir live shows have taken his music and magic to many countries in the world including the United States[12]Faakhir Mehmood United state , Europe, the Middle East and Asia in addition to big and small cities across Pakistan. Faakhir has performed alongside International contemporaries from the region and Europe including, Sukhbir and Stereo nation[13] Stereo nation wikipedia to name a few. Faakhir has to his credit having done the most numbers of shows with International Artists in Pakistan.

Albums

  1. Aatish (2002) 
  2. Sub Tun Sohniyeh (2003) 
  3. Mantra (2005) 

Coke Studio

Faakhir returned as a music director in Coke Studio's[14] Coke studio Season 9. Faakhir first direction was NFAK's "Afreen Afreen",[15] Afreen Afreen song the song has been directed in an unplugged version. Rahat and Momina rendered their voices for the song.His second track in CS9 is 'Dilruba' a Pashto traditional folk song. Faakhir himself is singing along with Zeb Bangash.


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