|Native name||شکیب همدرد|
|Birth name||Ahmad Shakeeb|
|Also known as||Ahmad Shakeeb, Shakeeb Jan|
December 0, 1984 |
Chahar Deh, Kabul
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Shekeb Hamdard (Persian: شكیب همدرد), born as Ahmad Shekeb, is a well-known singer of Afghanistan. He is of ethnic Hazara and currently continues his music career from United States. He is the first winner of Afghan Star, a TV reality show in Afghanistan.
Hamdard's musical career started after he won the first ever musical reality TV show in 2005. The Afghan Star is the Afghan version of American Idol which is broadcast by Tolo TV with financial support of Roshan Telecommunications. After the show a super hit single Gul Dana Dana was in market by Shakeeb Hamdard. Later, he signed up with Bardburd Music which released his first album Mashallah.
He lives in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. His father has died. He has always appreciated the support and loyalty from his supporters from all around the world. He has always been proud where he belongs to which is Dara e Turkman, a valley in parwan province which the people are called Turkmani, but they are considered Hazaras in general.
- 2007: Mashallah
- "Biography of Shakeeb Hamdard". Virtual Afghans. Retrieved April 30, 2012.