Afsana Khan

Afsana Khan (born 13 June 1994) is an Indian Punjabi playback singer, actress and songwriter. She started her career as a participant in the singing reality show, Voice of Punjab Season 3 in 2012. She is known for her tracks "Titliaan" written by Jaani and "Dhakka" with Sidhu Moosewala. In 2021, She participated in the reality competition show Bigg Boss 15.

Afsana Khan
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Background information
Born13 June 1994 (1994-06-13) (age 27)
Badal, Punjab, India
Genres
  • Pop
  • Film
Occupation(s)
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2019–present

Personal lifeEdit

She was born to a Muslim Family in a lower-middle-class family in village Badal, Sri Muktsar Sahib. She is the daughter of Late Sheera Khan and Asha Begum. She has a younger brother, Khuda Baksh. She also has 4 sisters, Raftaar Kaur, Raman Khan, Rajia Sultaan, and Neetu Khan. Her family has a background in music; Afsana's grandfather and father were also singers. Khan's father passed away when she was too young.

CareerEdit

Khan has never received any formal training in music. She started singing locally to help support her family. In 2012, Afsana participated in the singing reality show Voice of Punjab Season 3 and reached the top 5 of the show. In 2017, Khan appeared in the singing reality show Rising Star Season 1 as a contestant where she finished in Top 7. During an interview, Afsana shared that she didn't know any Bollywood song when she appeared for the auditions of the show "Rising Star." She prepared the song "Jag Suna Suna Lage" on the auditions venue itself and got selected for the show. Khan has performed at various live shows across Punjab. Afterwards She started singing in Punjabi Music Industry with various labels.

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Voice of Punjab 3 Contestant Top 5
2017 Rising Star 1 Contestant Top 7
2021 Bigg Boss15 Contestant Entered Day 1;

Selected DiscographyEdit

SongsEdit

Year Title Label
2020 Bazaar Speed Records
Pair Beat Muzik
Titliaan Desi Melodies
Kamaal Karte Ho HSR Entertainment
2021 Zakham Planet Recordz
Jodaa

DuetsEdit

Year Title Co-singer
2020 Kadar Mani Sandhu
855 R Nait
Waffa Rana Jethuwal
Banglow Avvy Sra
Soch Avvy Verma
Kisaan Anthem Multi
2021 Balam Ka System Fazilpuria
Srinagar Waliye Jaggi Amargarh
Koi Hor Dilnoor

Selected SongsEdit

  • Lala Lori
  • Jaani Ve Jaani
  • Dhakka
  • Naina De Thekay
  • Dila Himmat Kar
  • Gutt Utte
  • Chandigarh Shehr
  • Black Night
  • Maarna A Menu
  • Nakhre Jatti De
  • Tera Pyaar
  • Jine Dukh
  • Badmashi
  • Vailpuna
  • Hawa Karda
  • Unf*ckwithable ft. Sidhu Moosewala (bonus track from Moosetape)
  • Tere Laare
  • Na Maar

ControversyEdit

When Afsana Khan visited her own school, a government senior secondary school at Badal village in the district and sang some lines of her song Dhakka, the video went viral. A complaint was filed against her to the police since the song seemed to promote gun culture.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kamal, Neel (February 4, 2020). "After Sidhu Moosewala, complaint against Punjabi singer Afsana Khan for indecent song". The Times of India. Retrieved 2020-12-15.

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