Qurat-ul-ain Balouch

Qurat-ul-ain Balouch (Singer)

Article Upload Date: 2018,Jan 02

    
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.

Title Description
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

Year Song Note
2011 Ankhian Nu Ren De Cover Music Video
Woh Humsafar Tha Humsafar‘s title song
2012 Mae Ni Cover Music Video
Panchi Duet with Jal Band in Coke Studio
Dekha Na Tha Duet with Bilal Khan
Roshan Sitara Roshan Sitara’s title song
2013 “Naina Tere” Mera Pehla Pyar’s title song, sung with Shiraz Uppal
Uss Paar Music video
Mera Ishq Music video
2014 Peera Duet with Khawar Jawad
Koi Labda Punjabi song
Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall English song
2015 Bewafaiyan Duet with Salman Albert
Aey Zindagi Aey Zindagi’s title song
Sohni Dharti Allah Rakhey Sung at Coke Studio Pakistan (season 8)
2015 Sammi 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

Year Nominee/work Award Result
Lux Style Awards
2012 "Woh Humsafar Tha" – Humsafar Song of the Year Won
Best Original Soundtrack Won
2017 "Saaiyaan" Song of the Year Won
"Tere Naal Mein Laiyan" – Mann Mayal Best Original Soundtrack Won
Pakistan Media Awards
2012 "Woh Humsafar Tha" – Humsafar Singer of the Year (Female) Won
Hum Awards
2013 "Woh Humsafar Tha" – Humsafar Hum Honorary Phenomenal Serial Award Won
"Roshan Sitara" – Roshan Sitara Hum Award for Best Original Soundtrack Nominated
Achievement Award
2011 "Woh Humsafar Tha" – Humsafar Pakistan's Youngest Achievement Award Won
Filmfare Awards
2017 "Kaari Kaari" – Pink Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer Nominated
International Pakistan Prestige Awards
2017 "Tere Naal Mein Laiyan" – Mann Mayal Best Singer

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