Amanat Ali (singer)
|Birth name||Amanat Ali|
10 October 1987 |
|Genres||Pakistani, Classic, Pop|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 (2nd Runner up)|
Amanat Ali (Punjabi, Urdu: امانت علی) (born 10 October 1987) is a Pakistani singer-songwriter and actor. Born and raised in Faisalabad, Amanat started receiving training in music from the early age of 6.
Early life & Background
Amanat was born in Faisalabad, Pakistan. He is a singer. In 2007 he won the second place in the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007. He has sung songs for Bollywood movies like "Dostana" and "Bal Ganesh".
The 2013 movie Zinda Bhaag featured a song Kurri YES ai, Munda SET ai by Amanat for the OST. The movie went on to become a critical and commercial success and was eventually selected as Pakistan’s official entry for Oscars. Amanat has sung OSTs for various TV shows including Shaam(2009), Dil Ko Manana Aaya Nahin (2011) Hum Parindey (2012), Raju Rocket(2012) and Ishq Samander(2013).
Tours & Concerts
Amanat has performed numerous shows locally and internationally. He toured internationally for the first time with Atif Aslam, Kailash Kher and Richa Sharma in 2008. He then went on a solo tour of US & Canada from 2008-2009. He again toured US & Canada in 2012. Amanat is also a popular performer in UAE, Norway and India. Amanat performed at the Lux Style Awards 2012 as well.
Besides receiving extensive training in classical music, Amanat can also perform around 10 instruments which include tabla, harmonium, dholak, guitar, keyboard, piano, percussions, drums, Congo and pakhawaj (a type of dholak).