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Goher Mumtaz
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Background information
Birth name Goher Mumtaz
Born (1981-07-27) July 27, 1981 (age 33)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Origin Lahore, Pakistan
Genres Pop rock
Occupations Singer
Instruments guitar
Years active 2004 - till present
Associated acts Quratulain Balouch

Goher Mumtaz (Urdu: گوہر ممتاز ) is a Pakistani musician, singer, composer, guitarist and actor. He famous for being the founding member of rock band Jal band.

He showcases his artistry as the multi-talented composer, guitarist, lyricist and singer. As a musician he is influenced by various styles of music; As a lyricist his writing is influenced by both personal and social themes reflective in our daily lives. He is an avid listener of all types of music from around the world; a songwriter who strives for a creative balance between lyrical content, melodic structure, and rhythm.

Gohar Mumtaz is a Pakistani tv actor and musician who has been part of one of the most bands "Jal" in Pakistan. He is also recently seen in Hum Tv serial Tanhai along with Sohai Ali Abro, Azfar Rahman and Ayesha Omer in the lead.

Early Life[edit]

Goher was born in Lahore under the zodiac sign of Leo (astrology)[1] As a child, Goher practiced music on a keyboard (music) he got as a gift. At 11, he sold his bike to buy his first guitar which he used to hid under his bed due to parent's restriction.

After his high school exams, Goher suffered an accident and was confined to bed for six months. This gave him time and space to grasp every note in the music that he listens. With no formal training, Goher taught himself composition (music), song writing and singing. [1] Later, he won in many college-level music competitions and gained momentum by performing at local restaurants in Lahore


The turning point in Goher's life came with his composition of 'Aadat' the single that took the country by storm. With the formation of his band 'Jal' and a 10 track album to his credit Goher Mumtaz's journey had just begun.

He is recently seen in Hum tv serial Tanhai (first aired 27th Feb 2013) which is written by Sarwat Nazeer and directed by Faheem Berni.

  1. ^ a b Official website, Jal. "Official Website".