Nazia Iqbal

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Nazia Iqbal
نازیہ اقبال
Origin Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Genres Pop
Folk
Occupation(s) Pashto music singer
Years active 2000–2012
Labels Various
Notable instruments
Duprai

Nazia Iqbal (Pashto: نازيه اقبال) is a Pashto music singer from Pakistan.

Early years and personal life[edit]

Iqbal was born in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in 1980. She belongs to the Pashtun group.

She has fan base in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Iqbal sings in several languages, including Pashto, Urdu, Punjabi, Dari and English. In 2005 she married Javid Feza, an Afghan singer from Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. She settled with him in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).[1]

In 2012, she announced that she would stop singing and concentrate more on following her religion. She stopped singing in January 2012 and her last public show was held on 27 January 2012 in Sharjah, UAE. But in 2013 she continued giving concerts in Germany and Denmark.

Albums[edit]

Pashto albums:

  • De Okhko Baran
  • Rasha Rasha
  • Armanoona
  • Ta Na Marawara Yem

Urdu albums:

  • Paigham (released in 2001)

Nazia has also few songs in Dari language (Afghan Persian).

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nazia Javed". Khaleej Times Online. 27 July 2005. Retrieved 30 November 2010.