22 October 1967 |
|Genres||Pop, naat, sufi singer, noha|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, musician, actor, noha khuwan|
|Instruments||Guitar and Vocals|
|Associated acts||Airaf, Aakash|
Ali Haider (Urdu:علی حیدر) is a Pakistani singer 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".
He start his career when he was pursuing a Civil Engineering degree at NED University.
With the moderate success of the his second album, he released his third album, titled Qarar.
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.
Resignation from music
|1988||Jane Jan Sun|
|2003||Tera Naam Liya To|
|2006||Purani Jeans (Remixes)|
|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|
- The Herald. January 2005. p. 134.
- Ali Haider quit singing. Pakium. 24 June 2009
- Ali Haider at the Internet Movie Database
- Ali Haider discography at MusicBrainz
- Ali Haider Official Website
- Ali Haider Quit Singing
- History on Ali Haider's albums and career
- Ali Haider’s New Album "Bachpan Ki Badami Yadein 2013"