Qurat-ul-ain Balouch (Singer)

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Quratulain Balouch, reknowned as "QB" is a flourishing Pakistani singer.  Even though she has had no classical training and does not belong to a musical background, QB has some very strong vocals. She is heavily inspired by Sufi musicians such as Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Reshma and Abida Parveen.
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch

  • In Urdu:

    قرۃ العین بلوچ

  • Nickname:

    QB

  • Famous As:

    Singer

  • Nationality:

    Pakistani

  • Residence:

    Karachi

  • Education:

    Completed Graduation from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Singer, Songwritter

  • Height:

    5'3

  • Weight:

    57 KG

  • Eye color:

    Black

  • Hair Color:

    Black

  • Awards :

    Lux Style Awards, Hum Style Awards,

  • Born
  • Date:

    4 March 1988

  • Zodiac:

    Pisces

  • Place:

    Aradan, Iran

  • Family
  • Ethnicity:

    Irani, Pakistani

  • Parents:

    Ghulam Abbas( Father-retired Army oficer), Sumera Iqbal( Mother- Banker)

  • Siblings :

    1 brother and 1 sister

  • Career
  • Occupation(s):

    Composer Musician;Singer;Song Writer

  • Genres:

    Pop, Rock, Folk, Classical ,Sufi

  • Professional Work
  • Years Active:

    2011-present

  • Instruments:

    Vocals

  • Affiliation:

    Jal, Umair Jaswal, Shuja Haider

  • Label:

    Coke Studio

Birth and Education

Girl with strong Vocals- QB
Girl with strong Vocals- QB
She is an American citizen but she was raised in Pakistan. Quratulain Balouch was born on 4 march 1988 in Aradan, iran. she moved to Pakistan with his family when she was 3 year old  She started her earlier education from kehkasha army public school Multan and received higher degree from George mason university. She was born in Iran with a Persian paternal background and a Pakistani maternal background. She came back to Pakistan  from USA with a mission to make her mark in Pakistan's music industry.  [1] birth

Beginning of Singing Career

QB with her father
QB with her father
Quarat-ul- ain started her career in 2010 when she sang her first song.. she worked with jal band, Qayaas, shiraz uppal. Quraitul ain is also included one of them who was become a most popular singer after her first song which was sang for the drama serial " Humsafar" in Hum TV. This OST earned her many awards including ‘Song of the Year’, ‘Best Original Soundtrack’, ‘Best Singer of the Year (Female)’ by Hum Awards, ‘Honorary Phenomenal Serial Award’ and ‘Pakistan’s Youngest Achievement Award’. Quratulain has sung many successful songs such as cover ‘Mae Ni’, ‘Uss Paar’, ‘Mera Ishq’, ‘Peera’, Punjabi song ‘Koi Labda’, ‘Bewafaiyan’, ‘Saaiyaan’, ‘Baliye / Laung Gawacha’, ‘Sab Jag Soye’ etc. She won ‘Song of the Year Award’ for the song ‘Saaiyaan’. She also works as a model in the music videos of her songs. We can say that after the Nazia Hassan, Hadiqqa Kiyyani and Fariha Perveez she is a real pop singer in Pakistan. [2] career  

Cover songs

QB nd Hamza Ali Abbasi
QB nd Hamza Ali Abbasi
Quratulain Balouch has sung songs for many top rated TV serials of different channels including ‘Tere Nal Main Layian’ of ‘Mann Mayal’, title song of ‘Roshan Sitara’ and title song of ‘Aye Zindagi’ of Hum TV, ‘Naina Tere’ of ‘Mera Pehla Pyar’ of ARY Digital, title song of ‘Judai’ of Geo TV and many more. She won ‘Best Original Soundtrack’ for ‘Tere Naal Mein Laiyan’. She joined ‘Çoke Studio’ in season 4 and she has sung many hit songs in this show. She sung ‘Panchi’ duet and ‘Tere Ishq Main’ in ‘Coke Studio’ with Jal Band, ‘Sohni Dharti Allah Rakhey’ and ‘Ay Rah-e-Haq K Shaheedo’ in season 8 and 9 of ‘Coke Studio’. In Cojke Studio 10, She performed alongside with Farhan saeed and Kaavish band.  [3] cover

Bollywood Debut

Quratulain made her Bollywood debut in 2016 with the song ‘Kaari Kaari’ of the film Pink. The song proves to be a hit and earned fame for QB in Bollywood as well.

Discography

YearSongNote
2011Ankhian Nu Ren DeCover Music Video
Woh Humsafar ThaHumsafar‘s title song
2012Mae NiCover Music Video
PanchiDuet with Jal Band in Coke Studio
Dekha Na ThaDuet with Bilal Khan
Roshan SitaraRoshan Sitara’s title song
2013“Naina Tere”Mera Pehla Pyar’s title song, sung with Shiraz Uppal
Uss PaarMusic video
Mera IshqMusic video
2014PeeraDuet with Khawar Jawad
Koi LabdaPunjabi song
Every Teardrop Is a WaterfallEnglish song
2015BewafaiyanDuet with Salman Albert
Aey ZindagiAey Zindagi’s title song
Sohni Dharti Allah RakheySung at Coke Studio Pakistan (season 8)
2015Sammi Meri Waar
2016“Tere Nal Main Layian”Mann Mayal‘s title song
2016“Saaiyaan”Single
2016“Ay Rah-e-Haq K Shaheedo”Sung at Coke Studio Pakistan (season 9)
2016“Baliye Laung Gawacha”
2016“Kaari Kaari”Bollywood film Pink
[4] Singing career

Awards

YearNominee/workAwardResult
Lux Style Awards
2012"Woh Humsafar Tha" – HumsafarSong of the YearWon
Best Original SoundtrackWon
2017"Saaiyaan"Song of the YearWon
"Tere Naal Mein Laiyan" – Mann MayalBest Original SoundtrackWon
Pakistan Media Awards
2012"Woh Humsafar Tha" – HumsafarSinger of the Year (Female)Won
Hum Awards
2013"Woh Humsafar Tha" – HumsafarHum Honorary Phenomenal Serial AwardWon
"Roshan Sitara" – Roshan SitaraHum Award for Best Original SoundtrackNominated
Achievement Award
2011"Woh Humsafar Tha" – HumsafarPakistan's Youngest Achievement AwardWon
Filmfare Awards
2017"Kaari Kaari" – PinkFilmfare Award for Best Female Playback SingerNominated
International Pakistan Prestige Awards
2017"Tere Naal Mein Laiyan" – Mann MayalBest Singer

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