Atif Aslam

Muhammad Atif Aslam (Urdu: محمد عاطف اسلم‎; born 12 March 1983; colloquially referred to as Atif Aslam) is a Pakistani playback singer and actor. He has recorded numerous chart-topping songs[4] in both Pakistan and India and is known for his vocal belting technique.[5] He predominantly sings in Urdu and Hindi, but has also sung in Bengali. Due to the status of his consistently successful chart-topping songs, he is often regarded as one of the all-time best playback singers in the Indian and Pakistani music industries.[6][7][8][9] In 2008, Aslam received the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, the fourth-highest civilian honour award from the Pakistani government as well as numerous Lux Style Awards.[10] Aslam made his acting debut in 2011 with the Urdu social drama film Bol. In 2019, he was awarded with a star in the Dubai Walk of Fame after his nomination for the "Best Singer in Pakistan".[11][12][13] Aslam has an extensively large following at home in Pakistan as well as in neighbouring India. He refers to his fans as "Aadeez" (Urdu: عادیزtransl. "Habituals").[14]

Atif Aslam
عاطف اسلم
Atif Aslam at Badlapur.jpg
Aslam at an event for Badlapur in 2015
Muhammad Atif Aslam

(1983-03-12) 12 March 1983 (age 37)[1][2][3]
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Composer
  • Actor
Years active2002–present
Sara Bharwana
(m. 2013)
AwardsFull list
HonoursTamgha-e-Imtiaz (2008)
Musical career

Early lifeEdit

Atif Aslam was born into a Punjabi Muslim family in Wazirabad, Punjab, Pakistan. He went to Kimberley Hall School in Lahore until 1991, when he moved to Rawalpindi and continued his studies at St. Paul's Cambridge School in Satellite Town. In 1995, Aslam returned to Lahore where he continued his studies at a Divisional Public School and College (DPSC) branch. He proceeded to attend Fazaia Inter College for his HSSC from 1999 to 2001, and later went to PICS to pursue a bachelor's degree in computer science.[15][16] In an interview, Atif revealed that his ambition around this time was to become a professional cricketer.[17]


Atif Aslam has stated that he had no initial formal training in music, and was disinterested in the thought of pursuing a musical career over one in sports. It was not until his college days that he began to actively take part in various musical competitions and eventually was encouraged by his friends to establish himself in the music industry.[18] He has said that the works of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan were one of his very first musical inspirations.[18]

2003–2004; Jal-formationEdit

The career of Atif Aslam begun with forming the band Jal and releasing the song 'Aadat' with Goher Mumtaz in Pakistan in 2003. The original version of the song was written by Goher Mumtaz and sung by Atif Aslam. During that time, Atif Aslam was the lead singer of Jal. He recorded Aadat with his pocket money at the age of 17. The band released the song on the internet in 2003, which became a youth anthem.

After separation from Jal, On 17 July 2004, Aslam released his first album titled Jal Pari produced by Sarmad Abdul Ghafoor, having 11 tracks, which was an instant hit.[19][20] The album also won the 4th Lux Style Awards in 2005 in the category of "Best Album"

2005–2006; Step into Bollywood and HollywoodEdit

Following "Jal Pari", Atif Aslam released another solo album, "Doorie" in 2006, having 18 tracks. The album also won the 6th Lux Style Awards in 2007 in the category of "Best Album".

He got his first breakthrough in Bollywood when director Mahesh Bhatt called Aslam to seek his consent to include "Woh Lamhey" in the soundtrack of his new motion picture, Zeher (2005). Aadat and its remix was recreated for the film Kalyug, directed by Mohit Suri. In 2006, Atif worked with Mithoon for the song "Tere Bin" from Bas Ek Pal. The song was a hit in both India and Pakistan and nominated him for Filmfare Award.[21] 3 songs from his first album "Aadat","Ehsaas" and "Yakeen" were used in Hollywood film Man Push Cart in 2005.


Third solo album titled "Meri Kahani" released in 2008, having 12 tracks. It was produced by Sarmad Abdul Ghafoor. In 2008, the album was nominated in 7th Lux Style Awards in the category "Best Album". Album's song "Hangami Halaat" was nominated in 2009 in "MTV Brrr Music Awards" in the category "Best Rock Song".

In 2008, he recorded three versions of Pehli Nazar Mein and Bakhuda Tumhi Ho from Race and Kismat Konnection respectively composed by Pritam with lyrics by Sameer and Sayeed Qaudri respectively. Pehli Nazar Mein catapulted him to Bollywood mainstream success and also had won him IIFA Award.[22][23]

2009; Debut in Coke StudioEdit

In the 2009 romantic film Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, he sang 2 chartbuster songs Tu Jaane Na and Tera Hone Laga Hoon including remix versions of both songs, all were composed by Pritam with lyrics by Irshad Kamil and Ashish Pandit, which fetched him several nominations.[24][25][26] He sang advertising Olper's Qawwali "Hum Mustafavi". In Coke Studio Season 2, his 5 songs were released titled as "Jal Pari", "Kinara" (co-sung by Riaz Ali Khan), "Wasta Pyar Da", "Mai Ni Main" and "Humain Kya Hua".[27][28][29][30][31]


In 2010, he recorded 10 songs for Prince film including 5 remix versions, composed by Sachin Gupta with lyrics by Sameer. These songs showcased the rockier side of Atif.[32] A Punjabi song Rona Chaditta (also known as Mahi Mahi) for the film Mel Karade Rabba was released, composed by Jaidev Kumar, which went onto become a hit. 2 songs "Doorie" and "Maula" from his second album Doorie were used in the film Spanish Beauty (Hindi Version). "Ab Khud Kuch Karna Paray Ga" was recorded with Strings. "We Will Rise Again" was co-sung with Todd Shea, composed by Lanny Cordola. An advertising song for Warid Pakistan titled "Jee Lay Zindagi" was also released.

2011; Step into Pakistani film industryEdit

In 2011, he sang a song from the film F.A.L.T.U, composed by Sachin-Jigar titled "Le Ja Tu Mujhe" with lyrics written by Sameer Anjaan. The same year, he sang two songs "Hona Tha Pyar" and "Kaho Aaj Bol Do" with Hadiqa Kiani for the film Pakistani film Bol in which he was casted as lead role.[33][34]


In this year, he recorded 2 songs for the film Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya, "Tu Muhabbat Hai" and "Piya O Re Piya" excluding sad version of the later, compositions of Sachin-Jigar.[35][36] He recorded 2 songs "Bol Ke Lub Azaad Hain" and "Mori Araj Suno" for the Hollywood film The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

He also performed 3 songs in Coke Studio's Season 5 titled as "Charka Nolakha", "Rabba Sacheya" and "Dholna".[37][38][39] He also sang the advertising song "Juro Ge To Jano Ge" for Jazz Pakistan.


In 2013, he recorded a total of 12 songs including 4 blockbuster songs. 3 song for Jayanta Bhai Ki Luv Story, 3 songs for Ramaiya Vasta Vaiya, 3 songs for Phata Poster Nikla Hero and 2 songs for the film Race 2. Main Rang Sharbaton Ka was nominated at World Music Awards in 2014 for "Best Song".[40][41][42][43] "Main Rang Sharbaton Ka" fetched several awards and multiple nominations for him.[44] Zameen Jaagti Hai and Tu Khaas Hai were released in Pakistan.


In 2014, he recorded 2 songs for the film Entertainment, titled as "Tera Naam Doon" and "Nahi Woh Saamne". Both songs were composed by Sachin-Jigar with lyrics written by Priya Panchal. He also sang QMobile Noir i10 advertising song "Dil Se Dil" and Etisalat advertising song"Faasle".


He worked with Sachin-Jigar for the song Jeena Jeena for the film Badlapur,[45] The song Jeena Jeena topped various charts and was one of the biggest hits of 2015, which also got him a nomination for the Filmfare award for best playback singer.[46][47][48] Same year he also recorded Dil Kare for Ho Mann Jahaan.[49][50][51]

Aslam's rendition of "Tajdar-e-Haram" crossed 285 million views on YouTube in July 2020, originally released in 2015, it became the first video origin in Pakistan to achieve the landmark record. The qawwali-song, originally sung by Sabri Brothers, was released on 15 August 2015 in CokeStudio Season 8 and has been viewed in 186 countries across the world. Also, it is Aslam's first individual video on YouTube to make the record.[52]


Atif's worked with musician Arko Pravo for the chartbuster song Tere Sang Yaara from Rustom which topped "Bollywood Life" chart, got nominated for "Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer".[53][54][55] Atif worked with Mithoon for 4 versions of the song "Mar Jaayen" from Loveshhuda in 2016, penned by Sayeed Qaudri. He worked with musical duo Sachin-Jigar for Toota Jo Kabhi Taara and Khair Mangda for the movie A Flying Jatt.[56]

"Dil Dancer" from the movie Actor in Law released, which earned him LUX Award for best playback singer.[57][58] He sang"Yaariyaan" song with Ali Zafar, composed by Sahir Ali Bagga which released on 2016 Defence Day.[59] He collaborated with Maher Zain for the song "I'm Alive" and sang "Jal Pari" for the advertisement of Huawei Honor 5X.[60][61]


In the start, "Hoor" song from Hindi Medium released.[62] After which, Romantic song "Baarish" from Half Girlfriend composed by Tanishk Bagchi[63] and Ballad song "Musafir" from Sweetie Weds NRI were released. Romantic song "Darasal" composed by JAM8 released same year. 2 Ballad songs "Main Agar" from Tubelight and "Jaane De" from Qarib Qarib Singlle were out, composed by Pritam and Vishal Mishra respectively.[64] In December 2017, "Dil Diyan Gallan" from Tiger Zinda Hai released, composed by Vishal-Shekhar and lyrics by Irshad Kamil. The song has garnered over 600M views on YouTube as of June 2020.[65][66] His first Bengali song "Mithe Alo" from Cockpit film was also released.

The same year, Pehli Dafa starring Atif Aslam and Ileana D'Cruz was released, which was a composition of Shiraz Uppal.[67] A single "Younhi" written by Atif himself released on Atif's birthday, which featured Atif Aslam and Nicolli Dela Nina.[68] "Noor-e-Azal" Hamd released, sung by Atif and Abida Parveen, a composition of Shani Arshad. He also sang ISPR song "Kabhi Percham Main", which released on 2017 Defence Day.[69]

He performed at 16th Lux Style Awards by singing "Pakistan National Anthem" and "Us Rah Par".[70][71] He also performed in Pepsi Battle of the Bands.[72] Same year, he performed at 2nd Hum Style Awards and sang "Aitebar", "Dewana Bana Rakha Hai" and "Yaar Na Vichde".


In 2018, a total of 19 songs released by Atif Aslam. Romantic song "Dil Meri Na Sune" was composed by Himesh Reshammiya for film Genius.[73] "O Saathi" from Baaghi 2 written by Arko,[74] "Paniyon Sa" from Satyameva Jayate, "Tere Liye" from Namastey England and "Tera Hua" from Loveyatri were major hits in the charts.[75][76] He voiced for 3 recreated songs "Jab Koi Baat", "Dekhte Dekhte" for Batti Gul Meter Chalu which took the "official Asian music chart number 1" and recorded "Chalte Chalte" for Mitron.[77][78][79] Other songs include "Sehmi Hai Dhadkan", 3 versions of "Selfish" for Race 3 and 2 songs "Tum" and "O Meri Laila" from Laila Majnu lyrics by Irshad Kamil.

Pakistani song Thaam Lo from Parwaaz Hai Junoon was also released during same year, which earned him the LUX Award for the best playback Singer.[80] He sang "Humain Pyaar Hai Pakistan Se", released on 2018 Defence Day. "12 Bajay" released in December 2018.


In January 2019, "Auliya" song from Hum Chaar released, composed by Vipin Patwa. "Baarishein" released on 13 February 2019, a day before 2019 Pulwama Attack.[81][82] He performed at 18th Lux Style Awards and sang "Mujhe Dil Se Na Bhulana" with Momina Mustehan as a tribute to Shabnam.[83]

"In Dinon" and "Anjaana" from Superstar film were also released.[84] Pardadari, sung by Atif and Abida Parveen also released.[85] He also sang "Shaheen-e-Pakistan" for the ISPR, which was released on Pakistan Day.[86]

Coke Studio started with songs of Atif Aslam in Season 12. Aaye Kuch Abr, Mubarik Mubarik and Wohi Khuda Hai were released.[87][88][89]

Expulsion from BollywoodEdit

Following the 2019 Pulwama attack in February and subsequent military standoff between India and Pakistan, the All-Indian Cinema Workers Association, in solidarity with the Indian government, placed an immediate ban on all Pakistani works within Indian cinema/music and ordered all Pakistani artists to leave the country.[90] Following Aslam's departure to Pakistan, all the songs that were already recorded with his voice and due for release in Bollywood were put on hold, and were re-recorded by various Indian singers before being released. These songs were remade by prominent artists. Such as Tu Mila To Haina and Pachtaoge were by Arijit Singh while others such as Main Taare and "Sajda Karu" were replaced by Salman Khan and Stebin Ben, respectively. Eventually, intense public demand and pressure caused some of the songs to be released unofficially as they were originally recorded in Aslam's voice.[91]

The song Kinna Sona became a topic of controversy as it was originally recorded by Aslam for the film Marjaavaan, but the track was replaced at the last minute by Indian singer Jubin Nautiyal.[92] The song was a mix-and-match blended cover with heavy inspirations from Pakistani Sufi Islamic Qawwali music that was sung by NFAK. In June 2020, T-Series released the original cover sung by Aslam on YouTube, but was forced to remove it and immediately issued an apology after a threat-laced campaign led by various right-wing Indian nationalist figures and parties such as the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.[93][94][95][96]


In 2020, Tips released 10-year-old song "Woh Mere Bin".[97][98] He also sang Zong advertisement song "Aik Naya Khaab".[99]

In April 2020, he recited Azaan shortly after which Coke Studio released Asma-ul-Husna in May 2020, recited by Atif Aslam and produced by Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan as an expression of solidarity with humanity amid COVID-19 pandemic. It features voices from the universe recorded by NASA, thirty three backing vocalist from across the globe[100] and the sound of Daf with pronunciation supervised by Hafiz Idrees[101] giving it the feat of having 4M views in just four days on YouTube and as of July 2020, it received over 13M views.[102]

Upcoming songsEdit

Atif has 2 upcoming songs from Bollywood films which are yet to be released. A song featuring Kiara Advani, a Coca-cola ad, a song with Imran Zak titled "Woh Pal". In a recent interview at Capital Talk, Atif revealed a Pakistani song titled "Raat" and an untitled Bengali song would be released.[103]

International toursEdit

His first international tour was in the US and Canada with Rhythm Dhol Bass and Annie Khalid.

Atif at Antaragni in 2008

Aslam then made his solo debut concert in New Jersey in Summer Beats 2008 at Sovereign Bank Arena, which also featured Kailash Kher, Richa Sharma and Amanat Ali. After a solo debut concert in New Jersey, Aslam returned with his band and special guests to Queens Colden Center, New York to perform on 2 July 2010.[104]

Two years later, Aslam returned to the US. Collaborating with vocalist Shreya Ghoshal, their March 2010 tour originally had 10 shows announced in US and Canada. However, the response inspired the organizers to put shows in six more cities.

The following month, Aslam made his debut in South America with a performance at Anthony Nesty Sports Hall, Suriname.[citation needed]

He continued to tour the world with headline performances[105] at the Royal Albert Hall in London, alongside Jay Sean). He followed that with dates, across major concert venues in the UK in 2010.

Aslam performed with Sunidhi Chauhan for the first time at Hershey Centre, Mississauga, followed by another show at Oracle Arena, San Francisco, Oakland,[106] in July 2011, during their USA and Canada tour. In September 2011, Aslam performed at New York.

Aslam performing at O2 Arena

On 22 April 2012, Atif Aslam became the first Pakistani to perform in London's O2 Arena[107] a concert spectacular to promote love, peace and unity among Pakistan and India. Aslam performed for four hours. This was followed up by shows in Manchester and Glasgow.[108][109]

In 2012, he was invited for three concerts at the World Trade Centre in Dubai. This was followed by his debut concert in Bangkok at the Centara Convention Centre on 6 October 2012.[110]

Aslam then returned to perform in ten major Pakistani cities during his Jazz Jazba Generation Tour.[111]

On 2 November, he performed his first public concert in Malaysia.

In December 2012, Aslam was named among top performers of Dubai for 2012 alongside Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Il Divo, Gotye, Evanescence and Swedish House Mafia.

Atif Aslam is the first artist from Asia, and the second artist after Bryan Adams, to be permitted to perform inside the Dashrath Rangasla National Football Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.[112][113] Aslam once again returned to Dubai for multiple concerts in 2013 at the world-famous Atlantis resort.

In April 2013, Aslam performed for the first time at the LG Arena in Birmingham[114] following which he became the first artist from Asia to perform twice at London's O2 Arena. Also in concert at the O2 were Bollywood stars Shaan, Malaika Arora Khan & Bipasha Basu.[115]

In November 2014, Aslam performed at the Leisure Valley grounds in Gurgaon in front of thousands, followed by a performance of Indian singer Arijit Singh.[116]

Because of immense popularity and fan following, Atif Aslam has also performed in Bangladesh and Kenya.[117][118][119]

Atif Aslam performed alongside Sonu Nigam in three occasions, one of which is a concert Shaam-e-Dostana at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre in Malaysia.[120]

Atif Aslam has also performed alongside Neha Kakkar during their USA-Canada tour in 2018 in Long Beach California, Los Angeles.[121]


Five songs from Aslam's first two albums "Jal Pari" and "Doorie" were featured in two films. From first album 3 songs "Yakeen", "Ehsaas", and "Aadat" were featured in Ramin Bahrani's 2005 film Man Push Cart which has won international awards and was praised by the critics.[122] Two other songs from second album "Doorie" and "Maula", were selected in 2010 for the soundtrack of the Spanish Beauty, the Hindi version of the 2005 Mexican film La mujer de mi hermano directed by Ricardo de Montreuil. He then sang two songs; "Bol Ke Lab Azaad Hain" and "Mori Araj Suno", in Mira Nair's 2012 film The Reluctant Fundamentalist.[122]

Acting careerEdit

Aslam made his acting debut in the 2011 Pakistani movie Bol along with Pakistani actress Mahira Khan .[123]


Aslam at launch of Sur Kshetra

Aslam appeared as the captain of Team Pakistan in a singing talent show called Sur Kshetra which was shot and broadcast from Dubai, where Indian and Pakistani contestants competed against each other. At the end of the show, Nabeel Shaukat Ali from Atif's team won the contest.

On 19 April 2017, he hosted the 16th Lux Style Awards ceremony, and it was the first time he was seen hosting the ceremony of Lux Style Awards.[124][125][126]

He along with Meesha Shafi, Fawad Khan and Shahi Hasan was also on the judge panel of a nationwide talent show Pepsi Battle of the Bands; emceed by PepsiCo Pakistan from July to September 2017.[127][128]

Singing style, impact and recognitionEdit

Alamgir, one of the pioneers of pop singing in Pakistan, has thanked Atif Aslam along with Ali Zafar for keeping the pop-genre still alive in Pakistan.[129] Asha Bhosle, who was a judge of the show Sur K Shetra where Atif was a mentor, said in the press-conference when asked about Pakistani singers in the farewell tour of Britain, "I love Atif Aslam and the way he sings. Whenever we have Pakistani singers come to India, we show them respect and love and we don't feel they are from somewhere else. We feel they are all our own".[130]

Atif Aslam is a highly acclaimed singer in both India and Pakistan.[131][132] Arijit Singh, one of the most acclaimed singers of India,[133] is often compared to Atif Aslam because of similar tone of singing.[134] Regarding this, Atif said: "If God’s kind to someone you should also respect them. Arijit has been blessed and people should respect him. I am no one to control anyone. We need to understand that there’s no such thing as number one".[134][135]

Regarding comparisons with Arijit Singh, music director Amaal Malik said "Can't compare any one to Atif Aslam, he is a senior and has been around for years, 'Arijit is Arijit, Atif is Atif, they have their own styles and strengths".[136] He had previously said in an interview that it was a true 'dream come true moment' for him when Atif sung his composition".[137]

Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya has publicly criticized the singing of Atif Aslam, citing him as 'out of tune' on a reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs[138] but other musicians like Shekhar defended the claim, "Atif's voice has a soul. He is obviously connecting to people, on some level and hence is popular."[138] Musician Pritam also defended a similar claim from musician Aadesh Shrivastava in another reality show: "A contestant may sing better than Atif. But only he can do what he does, it's about his identity".[139]

Musician and singer Sajjad Ali in his musical-documentary series 'Ke Kun Kly' said: "You can see how big Artists try to copy Atif's way of singing, where he picks up a note from, when he holds it and even release a note. Not that they are bad singers, they can sing pretty well, but you can see why they try to sing in his expression and tone".[140] Arijit Singh revealed that Atif is a singer who has got better over a period of time.[141][142]

Vishal-Shekhar shared about their experience while working with Atif Aslam in the song Dil Diyan Gallan and said they were amazed when Atif was singing 'low' after a very long time, and how he made the song sound very fresh .[8] When talking with Siddharth Kannan about Atif and said he thinks his voice quality is what sets him apart from other singers. He went on to say "His voice is magic, there is something".[143]

Personal lifeEdit

He married educationist "Sara Bharwana Aslam" in Lahore on 29 March 2013. Their first child was born in 2014, named 'Ahad Atif Aslam". They became parents again in December 2019, with their second son.[144][145]



Year Film Role Language Notes
2011 Bol Mustafa Urdu Debut as an actor

Soundtrack music videosEdit

Following music videos from Pakistani and Indian films feature Atif Aslam.

Year Song Film Refs
Pakistani films
2011 "Kaho Aaj Bol Do" Bol [33]
"Hona Tha Pyar" [34]
2015 "Dil Kare" Ho Mann Jahaan [49]
2016 "Dil Yeh Dancer Hogaya" Actor in Law [57]
Indian films
2006 "Tere Bin" Bas Ek Pal [21]
2008 "Pehli Nazar Mein" Race [22]
2009 "Tu Jaane Na" Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani [24]
"Tera Hone Laga Hoon"
2010 "Tere Liye" Prince [32]
2012 "Piya O Re Piya" Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya [36]
"Tu Mohabbat Hai" (Remix) [35]
2013 "Be Intehaan" Race 2 [42]
"Dil Na Jaane Kyun" Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story [41]
"Aa Bhi Ja Mere Mehermaan" [40]
2016 "Khair Mangda" A Flying Jatt [56]
2017 "Hoor" Hindi Medium [62]
"Jaane De" Qarib Qarib Singlle [64]
"Dil Diyan Gallan" Tiger Zinda Hai [65]
2018 "O Saathi" Baaghi 2 [74]


Some of his popular songs include Aadat, Woh Lamhey, Pehli Nazar Mein, Tere Bin, Kuch Is Tarah, Doorie, Bakhuda Tumhi Ho, Tera Hone Laga Hoon, Tu Jaane Na, Piya O Re Piya, Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main, Jeene Laga Hoon, Main Rang Sharbaton Ka, Jeena Jeena, Pehli Dafa, Tere Sang Yaara, Musafir, Dil Diyan Gallan, O Saathi, Dil Meri Na Sune, Paniyon Sa, Tajdar-e-Haram, Kinna Sona, Pachtaoge, Thaam Lo and Dekhte Dekhte.[11][122][21]

Awards and nominationsEdit

See alsoEdit


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