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Born: March 12, 1982 Wazirabad, Pakistan.
Atif Aslam biography (bio):
Atif Aslam (Urdu: عاطف اسلم) is a Pakistani pop singer. He was born in Wazirabad and educated in Lahore and Rawalpindi.
Attributed with the hits Hum Kis Galli , Aadat, Woh Lamhey, Doorie and Tere Bin. Formerly lead singer of Jal.
At the age of 9, he shifted to Islamabad where he continued his studies in Saint Pauls School. Atif came back to Lahore in 1995 where he continued his studies in Divisional Public School Model Town. He was selected in his school cricket team as a bowler. He was putting his best efforts to become a professional cricketer.
Atif started his HSc in PAF College, Lahore. During his college life he became interested in music. His eldest brother had a collection of more than 8,000 songs in almost all music genres. He developed a habit of listening to all kinds of music at his house. He was a quick learner and soon grasped the control of his voice. Up to this time he was not interested in singing. His passion was to be in the Pakistan cricket team as a fast bowler. He practiced at the nets at Shapes club in Lahore where Imran Khan used to give tips on bowling to him.
One day he was singing with his friends at the college canteen. His friends urged him to participate in the singing competition on Independence Day celebrations at PAF College Lahore and Sargodha in 1998. He performed there and won the competition. After HSc, Atif joined Punjab Institute of Computer Science Gulberg Campus. He was not able to give time to cricket due to his busy study schedule here.
His hobby of singing continued with him entering the singing competition of his college. There were a total of 8 participants. The media team entered Atif's name in the competition at the eleventh hour. He won the competition by singing the hit number Duur of Strings. He kept on winning these competitions every semester until he announced that he will no longer participate in them so that someone else can also win the competition.
He met Goher at his college. Goher was a talented guitarist. Together they practiced a lot and started doing mini concerts for their friends. Atif used to perform Junoon and Strings songs at these concerts. They started performing in their college, McDonalds and other restaurants as well.
Atif recorded the legendary song Aadat at Mekal Hassan's Studio. Mekal injected his professionalism in the song to make it worth listening time after time. Atif formed the band Jal, which means water. The song became popular on different musical websites in Pakistan. The song was also being on aired on major Radio channels of Pakistan like FM 100, FM 105 etc. Video for this song got released in December on Ary The Music and then it was played on almost all the channels.
Atif released his first album Jal Pari on 18th July 2004 by Sound Master and IC records. It was declared to be the best selling album of the year within just 5 months of the release. In the meantime Atif also cleared his Bachelors in Computer Science (hons) from University of Central Punjab.
* Best song, Best Composition, Best Lyrics "Aadat"- 2nd Jazz Indus Music Awards (Pakistan).
* Best playback singer, Best debut singer - Sahara Sangeet Awards (India).
* Best Song, Best Lyricist, Best Composition - ARY Music Awards (Pakistan).
* Most Wanted Male - The Musik Awards (Pakistan).
* Best pop star of the year - Filmazia awards (Pakistan).
* Best album of the year "Doorie" - 2007 LUX style awards (Pakistan).
* Received Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Star-of-Excellence) from the Pakistan government.
* Best stylish musician of 2007 - MTV Pakistan style awards.
* Most stylish singer - MTV awards india