Ali Haider

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Ali Haider
Born (1967-09-22) 22 September 1967 (age 51)
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician, actor
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1988–2013
LabelsMystic Records-Saregama-EMI

Ali Haider (Urdu:علی حیدر, born 22 September 1967) is a Pakistani singer.[2] He had a number of popular songs in the 1990s, the most notable being Poorani Jeans which also appears on his 1993 album Sandesa.[3] He also had a hit later in the 1990s with Chand Sa Mukhra. He has also acted in numerous TV serials on PTV, including Chand Sa Mukhra.

He is currently a Radio Jocky at Radio Dabang / Dabang FM 99.5 in Houston TX. He hosts a show called 'Purani Jeans' named after his popular song.


Haider started his career when he was pursuing a Civil Engineering degree at NED University. He has also acted in the Lollywood film titled Chalo Ishq Larain which was released in 2002.[4] He worked in PTV long Play Pyar Agar Kabhi Phir Hua.He sang the theme music for the serial Chandni Raatein. In 2012, he returned to music after a three-year break following the death of his son.[5] In 2013, he returned to TV with a sitcom "Ek aur Ek Dhai".[6]

Personal life[edit]

Ali Haider born in a Urdu-speaking family of Karachi located in Pakistan. He is the only son of his parents and has 3 sisters. Haider married in 2006.[7]



Year Album name
1988 Jane Jan Sun
1989 Chahat
1990 Tarang
1991 Qarar
1993 Sandesa
1994 Sanwala Saloona
1995 Dastaan
1996 Jania
1998 Mahi
1999 Saiyyaan
2000 Jadoo
2002 Chandni Raatein
2003 Tera Naam Liya To...
2006 Purani Jeans (Remixes)
2007 Jaanay Do
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
2013 Bachpan Ki Badami Yadein[8]


Compilation albums[edit]

  • The Best of Ali Haider

See also[edit]


  1. ^ File:MR.HAIDER|thumb|512
  2. ^ The Herald. January 2005. p. 134. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  3. ^ "I don't mind being called a 'one-hit wonder': Ali Haider". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Celebrity Photo Gallery, Celebrity Wallpapers, Celebrity Videos, Bio, News, Songs, Movies". Archived from the original on 29 November 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  5. ^ "I lost music after the loss of my son: Ali Haider". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  6. ^ "Ali Haider makes a comeback in acting with new sitcom Ek aur Ek Dhai!". Pakistani Drama Reviews, Ratings & Entertainment news Portal. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  7. ^ "KARACHI: Ali Haider decides to marry". Dawn. Pakistan. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  8. ^ "People are comparing it to Purani Jeans: Ali Haider". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 2 December 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  9. ^ "Ali Haider Biography". Retrieved 23 November 2014.

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