FAKHIR MEHMOOD

GENDER:
Male
DATE OF BIRTH:
20 Apr, 1973 (44 years old)
PLACE OF BIRTH:
Karachi, Pakistan
ABOUT:

Fakhir Mehmood is among the very successful solo singers and composers of Pakistan's pop music industry and has some really popular songs to his credit. Fakhir is an eleectrical engineer by academci degree and satrted his musical career in the year 1992 with one of the famous band of its time Awaz where he was a supporting vocalist and keyboard player. The band enjoyed a lot of fame and gave some really good music to its listeneres, the last one being a single 'Aye Jawan' produced in Spetember 1997.

Fakhir then parted ways with the band and started working as a solo artist. He started working on his own album and produced his first single in 2000 which was a national song called "Dil Na Lagay". The song with its catchy melody instantly became a hit and was considered the best song of year 2000. Following it were more popular songs like Dilruba, Kabhi Kabhi Pyar Mei and Deewana.

Fakhir in a short span of time achieved a lot in his career. One of the songs Jiya Na Jaye from his album Mantra has popular Indian singer Sunidhi Chauhan perfroming a duet with Fakhir. Another song 'Mahi Ve' from the same album earned him two awards in India Sangeet Awards.

Fakhir is also the proud recipient of the highest civil award "Pride of Performance' for his contribution to Pakistani music.He has also been appointed as an Ambassador for 'War on Tobacco' by the Federal Ministry of Health.

Fakhir has also recently judged a Pakistani musical relatiy show called 'Pakistan Sangeet Icon; alongside noted musicians Shahzad Roy and Immu.

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