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Zebunisa Bangash (born 1989) is a Pakistani singer-songwriter from Lahore, Punjab. Her family originally hails from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Apart from her solo career, she was the member of music group Zeb and Haniya along with Haniya Aslam who is her first cousin.[1]

Zeb Bangash
Born
Zebunisa Bangash

Kohat, Pakistan
EducationSmith College
Mount Holyoke College
OccupationSinger-songwriter
RelativesHaniya Aslam (cousin)
Musical career
GenresPop, Sufi
Years active2007–present
LabelsFire Records, Coke Studio
Associated acts

CareerEdit

Zebunisa Bangash began her career with her cousin Haniya Aslam as Zeb and Haniya. They released their debut album Chup! in 2008. In 2013, Zeb did a song for the film Madras Cafe and made her debut in Bollywood. She continued her solo career after Haniya left for studies in Canada. She sung for the soundtrack of Highway (2014), Bin Roye (2015), Ho Mann Jahaan (2015), Manto (2015) and Fitoor (2016).[2][3] She also sung the title track of television series Diyar-e-Dil which won Lux Style Award for Best Original Soundtrack and Hum Award for Best Original Soundtrack in 2016.[4]

She performed two songs in season 9 of Coke Studio.[5] She then also performed a single in the second season Pepsi Battle of the Bands.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

She married on 5 November 2017.[7]

DiscographyEdit

SoundtracksEdit

Year Name Song Co-singer Notes
Films
2013 Madras Cafe "Ajnabi" Bollywood debut
2014 Highway "Sooha Saaha" Alia Bhatt
2015 Bin Roye "Maula Maula" Abida Parveen
Ho Mann Jahaan "Mann Ke Jahan"
"Dil Pagla"
"Dosti" Zoheb Hassan
Manto "Kya Hoga" Ali Sethi
2016 Fitoor "Haminastu"
"Hone Do Batiyaan" Nandini Srikar
2017 Verna "Sambhal Sambhal Kay" Richie Robinson
"Khushi Ki Baat" Haroon Shahid
Television
2015 Tum Mere Paas Raho "Tum Mere Paas Raho" Hum TV
Diyar-e-Dil "Yaar-e-Mann" Momim Durrani Hum TV
2016 Ek Thi Marium "Pankh Laga Ke" telefilm title track
Kösem Sultan "Kösem Sultan" Urdu 1[8]
2017 Sammi "Sammi" Zaheer Abbas Hum TV
2018 Noor ul Ain "Noor ul Ain" Ali Sethi Ary Digital

SinglesEdit

Year Title Song Notes
2016 CokeStudio9 "Aja Re Moray Saiyaan" [9]
"Dilruba Na Raazi" with Faakhir[10]
2017 Pepsi Battle of the Bands "Sureela Samundar" [11]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Nominee / work Award Result
Lux Style Awards
2016 "Kya Hoga" – Manto Best Female Playback Nominated
"Yar-e-Mann" – Diyar-e-Dil Best OST Won
Hum Awards
2016 "Yar-e-Mann" – Diyar-e-Dil Hum Award for Best Original Soundtrack Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rehman, Maliha (28 August 2016). "FirstPerson: "Music is not a competitive sport" – Zeb Bangash". Dawn. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  2. ^ Faisal, Sabeen (22 October 2016). "In conversation with Zeb Bangash, the voice of 'Ho Mann Jahaan'". HIP. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  3. ^ "'Fitoor' experience was special for me: Zeb Bangash". The Express Tribune. 26 January 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  4. ^ Sabeeh, Maheen (23 February 2016). "Haniya is my sister. I have to support every decision she makes…". The News International. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  5. ^ Salahuddin, Zahra (14 August 2016). "Coke Studio review: Episode 1 saved by Zeb Bangash's lovely ballad". Images. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  6. ^ Ahmed Sarym (28 August 2017). "The exploitation in Pakistan's music industry is really appalling: Zeb Bangash". DAWN Images. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  7. ^ "It's official: Zeb Bangash ties the knot!". DAWN Images. 7 November 2017. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  8. ^ Kösem Sultan OST. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  9. ^ Coke Studio (13 August 2016). "Aaja Re Moray Saiyaan, Zeb Bangash, Episode 1, Coke Studio Season 9". Retrieved 17 September 2017 – via YouTube.
  10. ^ Coke Studio (26 August 2016). "Dilruba Na Raazi, Zeb Bangash & Faakhir Mehmood, Episode 3, Coke Studio Season 9". Retrieved 17 September 2017 – via YouTube.
  11. ^ Pepsi Pakistan (26 August 2017). "Zeb Bangash - Sureela Samundar - Episode 5 - #PepsiBattleOfTheBands". Retrieved 17 September 2017 – via YouTube.

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