Ali Haider

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Not to be confused with Ali Haidar (politician).
Ali Haider
Born (1967-10-22) 22 October 1967 (age 46)
Origin Karachi
Genres Pop, naat, sufi singer, noha
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, actor, noha khuwan
Instruments Guitar and Vocals
Years active 1988–2013
Labels Mystic Records-Saregama-EMI
Associated acts Airaf, Aakash

Ali Haider (Urdu:علی حیدر) is a Pakistani singer[1] Sanah Khuwan, Noha Khuwan, Sufi Singer and Artist. He has had numerous hits in the early 90s such as Poorani Jeans. He also had a big hit later in the 1990s with Chand Sa Mukhra. Besides singing, he has acted in numerous TV serials on PTV. Among the successful dramas was Chand Sa Mukhra, which used his hit song as the theme music. He also sang the theme music for the serial Chandni Raatein. He has a large fan following in Pakistan and India and with South Asian expatriates around the world. On 23 June 2009, it was reported Ali Haider decided to resign from the world of music. In 2013, he returns to TV with a sitcom "Ek aur Ek Dhai".[2]


He start his career when he was pursuing a Civil Engineering degree at NED University.[3]

With the moderate success of the his second album, he released his third album, titled Qarar.[4]

Haider has also acted in the Lollywood film titled Chalo Ishq Larain which was released in 2002. He was also seen playing the small role of Himself in the Bollywood film Main Osama which was directed by the controversial film Maker Faisal Saif. This feature film hit the cinema halls worldwide in 2008.[5]

Resignation from music[edit]

On 23 June 2009, Geo News reported Mohammed Ali Haider decided to resign from the world of music basically citing the reason that it was no longer satisfying him.[6]



Music Albums[7]

Year Album name
1988 Jane Jan Sun
1989 Chahat
1990 Tarang
1991 Qarar
1993 Sandesa
1994 Sanwala Saloona
1995 Dastaan
1996 Jania
1998 Mahi
1999 Saiyyaan
2000 Jadoo
2002 Chandni Raatein
2003 Tera Naam Liya To...'
2006 Purani Jeans (Remixes)
2007 Jaanay Do
2009 Stop and Think ...?
2009 Moula Dil Badal Dey
2010 Shor Hai Mehshar Ka
2011 Kee Jana Main Kaun
2012 Asgharam Aei Noor
2012 Main Hoon Ghlulam-e-Ali
2012 Ya Mustafa Ya Mustafa
2013 Bachpan Ki Badami Yadein

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