Pakistani singers have a great potential of alluring their listeners with their amazing voices and melodious soundtracks. They can keep their fans hummings their songs 24/7. But, their talent is not only limited to the boundaries of Pakistan. We have some of the gems who have showcased their talents across the border. So, get to know about Pakistani Singers who went to Bollywood.
Pakistani Singers Who Went to Bollywood
Not only actors, but Pakistani singers are, in no way, behind anyone in their singing talent. Their voice can get anyone to love their songs. So, here are some of the Pakistani singers who went to Bollywood to give their iconic vocals:
- Atif Aslam
- Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
- Mustafa Zahid
- Farhan Saeed
- Ali Zafar
- Asim Azhar
- Momina Mustehsan
- Quratulain Baloch
- Shafqat Amanat Ali
- Nazia Hassan
- Falak Shabbir
Atif Aslam is a big hit in Bollywood. He has not given one or two but an era to Bollywood through his soulful voice. He has a never-ending list of Bollywood songs that his fans cannot stop listening to. No matter how old they get, no one can get tired of his songs. Some of his famous Bollywood songs are Aadat, Wo Lamhe, Tere Bin, Tera Hone Laga Hoon, Kuch Is Tarha, etc.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
He is the nephew of legendary singer, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan who mesmerized the whole world with his powerful vocals. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has been in Bollywood for almost two decades. He is a living legend that healed the differences between the two conflicting nations through his voice.
He sang beautiful songs like O Re Piya, Tere Bin, Dil To Bacha Hai Jee, Zaruri Tha, and more.
Mustafa Zahid has given the world some of the best heart-breaking and emotional songs through his powerfully soulful voice. He is one of the best Pakistani singers who went to Bollywood and literally rocked the music industry.
His famous masterpieces include Zaroorat from Ek Villain, To Phir Ao from Awarapan, Bhula Dena from Ashiqui 2, etc.
Farhan Saeed is a famous Pakistani singer who is also a brilliant actor. His career in Bollywood is a little less than others but the songs are worth listening to. He made his Bollywood debut with the song Naam-e-Wafa from Creature 3D. He also and Thori Der and Stay a Little Longer in the movie, Half-Girlfriend.
He has not only sung for Bollywood but acted in movies too. Ali Zafar sang many songs for Bollywood. One of his famous songs is Madhubala from Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. He also sang Choomantar, Har Ek Friend Kameena Hota Hai, Tu Hi Hai, and more.
Asim Azhar is a child pop star from Pakistan. Since he sang the Diarymilk and Cocomo jiggles in his childhood, he has had a passion for growing his talent. And his talent has also landed him in Bollywood.
Asim gave his Bollywood debut with Humraah song from the movie Malang. This song is filmed by Aditya Roy Kapoor and Disha Patani.
Momina Mustehsan is one of those Pakistani Singers who went to Bollywood at an early age. She made her Bollywood debut when she was not even famous in Pakistan. She used to post her singing videos on the internet where she caught producers’ attention.
Momina Mustehsan has sang Awari in Ek Villain movie. This song has been well-perceived by audiences everywhere. She has made the lyrics come to life with the melodious depth of her voice and emotions.
Quratulain Balouch is known for her deep and powerful voice which can make every song to the heights. Her voice touches the core of the bones. She sang the Kaari Kaari song in PINK movie starring Amitabh Bachan and Taapsee Pannu.
Shafqat Amanat Ali
Shafqat Amanat Ali is a famous Pakistani singer in Bollywood. Along with singing many songs, he has also been a judge in a famous singing competition on ZEE Tv named Asia’s Singing Superstar.
He entered Bollywood with his song Mitwa in Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna. Later he sang other songs like Bin Tere, Manchala, Teri Jhuki Nazar, Tere Naina, Tu Hi Mer, etc.
Nazia Hassan was the pioneer of pop songs in the subcontinent. She was the first female singer to let the listeners groove on her vocals. Unfortunately, she did not remain in the world for a long time. However, her songs are outliving everyone. No generation can ever get tired of listening to her.
She is also among those Pakistani singers who went to Bollywood. Her song Ap Jaisa Koi from Qurbani and Disco Deewanay are timeless.
Falak Shabir is one of the most anticipated Pakistani singers. He has a sweet male voice that is perfect for all the love songs. Falak has sung many love songs for Bollywood movies like Akhiyan, Saajna, Rabba ho, Kya Tujhe Ab Yeh Dil Btaye, Mera Mann Kehne Laga, and others.
He sang all these songs almost a decade earlier but the popularity is never-ending. Because he has given some o the best love songs that are never outdated to dedicate to your loved one.
These are only a few Pakistani singers who went to Bollywood and showcased their talents. These are from contemporary times. Other than them, we have some legendary singers like Noor Jehan, Nusrat Fateh Ali Kahn, and Mehdi Hassan.