I started my career as a music composer in 1971. I am an educated person having obtained formal education from Government College, Lahore. It was a rigorous training, practice, hard work, and education in the domain of making music compositions from Khwaja Khurshid Anwar, Ustad Nazar Hussain, and Master Sadiq that within no time I made a distinctive name for myself in outstanding Music Director both at PTV and Radio Pakistan, I have composed and conducted more than thousands of programs for PTV and Radio Pakistan and International firms, especially Stage Shows organized on occasions i.e. Eids, National Days and Awards Ceremonies, notable was the Millennium Show for Madam Noor Jahan. I have recorded many songs for Broadcasting Houses, Radio Pakistan, Lahore and also I have made more than 4000 musical compositions for film, TV, and Radio. I am an only music director who made first Election song for political party i.e. Pakistan Peoples Party for the leadership of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto when she had arrived after her first exile in the regime of General Zia ul Haq in 1986 and the Party Song had become most popular i.e. “Bhutto Dey Naray Wajan Gay” it has become a traditions in political culture of Pakistan, I must assure that was the first political party song in the World, which is not less than any invention in the Society. Although, I have also composed the first music for Qaseeda Burda Shareef which is also becoming our tradition in the society. Because, before this, it was only the in literature not in music. Thereafter, I recorded made several albums for Qaseedas, Nohays, Soz-o-Salam, and Masihah since 1973 till now.
Besides this, I am honored that I have been received several National Awards by the Government Authorities of Pakistan especially with three Presidential Awards which are Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pride of Performance and Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the Honorable Presidents of The Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Although, I have worked with all types of different communities in Pakistan which are Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Hindus, and many other communities.
Art Sub-category / Genre
Music, Music Director, Composer
Brooklyn, New York, USA