Ali Zafar discography

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Zafar performing at The O2 Arena, 2014

Ali Zafar is a pop/rock singer from Pakistan. He has released three studio albums and has composed three soundtrack albums. He debuted as a singer with song "Channo" in 2003 and sang his first movie song, "Jugnuon Se Bhar De Aanchal" in the same year. He then also sang for Bollywood films from 2010 to 2016. His discography also includes songs from Coke Studio. He also has released many singles, several covers, and songs for TV commercials.

Albums[edit]

Release date Album No. of tracks Total length Genre Label
Studio album
21 November 2003 Huqa Pani 10 46:36 Pop Pan Rhythm, Empire Music
1 December 2006 Masty 9 38:15 Pop Rock Frankfinn Entertainment, Fire
14 February 2011 Jhoom 12 1:06:38 Sufi Pop YRF Music, Alif, Coke Studio
TBA Julie dagger Lightingale[1]
Soundtrack album
30 January 2012 London, Paris, New York 7 26:57 Filmi Soundtrack Sony Music
14 February 2014 Total Siyapaa 5 17:21 T-Series
6 July 2018 Teefa in Trouble 6 21:45 Lightingale, Junglee Music

Soundtracks[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Song Film Music Lyrics Co-singer(s) Notes
2003 "Jugnuon Se Bhar Le Aanchal" Shararat Wajahat Attray Aqeel Ruby Shabnam Majid Zafar's solo version was added in his album Huqa Pani.
2010 "I Love Amreeka" Tere Bin Laden Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy Jaideep Sahni Akriti Kakkar
Anusha Mani
Also ft. with Shankar Mahadevan in the album; in single "I Love Amreeka" and "Ullu Da Pattha" film version
"Ullu Da Pattha"
"Welcome To Amreeka"
"Bas Ek Soch" Ali Zafar Single from the album
"Dekha" Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps A part of it ft. from his album Masty
2011 "F.U.N. Fun Funna" Luv Ka The End Ram Sampath Amitabh Bhattacharya
"Love Mein Ghum" Love Mein Ghum Waqar Ali
"Madhubala" Mere Brother Ki Dulhan Sohail Sen Irshad Kamil Shweta Pandit ft. Sreerama Chandra Mynampati in film version
"Meri Pyaari Piya" Deleted song, but a part of it was ft. in the film[2]
2013 "Early Morning" (Remix) Chashme Baddoor Sajid–Wajid Jalees Sherwani Rap by Limitless Single; Sonu Nigam's song was added in the album and ft. in the film
"Dhichkyaaon Doom Doom" Shreya Ghoshal Wajid's song was added in the album.[a]
"Andha Ghoda Race Mein Dauda" Neelesh Misra Wajid [b]
2014 "Nakhriley" Kill Dil Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy Gulzar Shankar Mahadevan
Mahalakshmi Iyer
Narration by Gulzar
2015 "DJ" Hey Bro Nitz 'N' Sony Pranav Vatsa Sunidhi Chauhan [b]
"Jugnuon Se Bhar Le Aanchal" Karachi Se Lahore Wajahat Attray Aqeel Ruby A part of it ft. from his album Huqa Pani
2016 "Six Pack Abs" Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive Ali Zafar
"Jungle Medley" Lahore Se Aagey Shiraz Uppal various artistes "Channo"[c]
"Tu Hi Hai" Dear Zindagi Amit Trivedi Kausar Munir Arijit Singh's songs were added in the album.[a][3][4]
"Taarefon Se"
TBA "Aafat Macha Dey" dagger Ready Steady No dagger Baqir Abbas Aima Baig [5]

TV series[edit]

Year Song Serial Credits
2012 "Zindagi Gulzar Hai" Zindagi Gulzar HaiHum TV Lyrics and Music:
Ali Zafar
2013 "Channo"[c] Burka Avenger
"Awaaz Mein Teri" Pakistan Idol

Singles[edit]

Pakistani[edit]

Year Song Lyrics Music Co-singer(s) Notes
2007 "Yeh Hum Naheen" Ali Moeen Shuja Haider various
2015 "Urain Ge" Ali Zafar tribute to 2014 APS martyrs
"Hanstay Hanstay" Defence Day special
2016 "Yaarian" Sahir Ali Bagga[6][7] Atif Aslam
"Hum Roshan to Kal Roshan" ft. Sanam Marvi by Medical Departmemt of Sindh[8]
2017 "Watan Ki Jeet" by Pakistan Army[9]
"Qaumi Taranah" Hafeez Jullundhri Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla ft. Zafar

Coke Studio (Pakistan)[edit]

Year Season Song Co-singer(s) Notes
2008 1 "Rangeen" [c][10]
"Janay Na Koi" [d][11]
"Channo" [c][12]
"Chal Dil Meray" [c][13]
"Allah Hu" Saaein Tufail Ahmed [e][14]
2009 2 "Dastaan-e-Ishq" rehearsal version; later, completed in album[e][15]
"Yar Daddi" originally sung by Muhammad Juman[e][16]
"Nahi Ray Nahi" [e][17]
2015 8 "Sohni Dharti" Season's ft. artistes [18]
"Rockstar" Song of the Year winner[19]
"Ae Dil" Sara Haider cover from 1963 film Ek Tera Sahara[f][20]
"Ajj Din Vehre Vich" written by Shahnawaz Zaidi; composed by Asrar Hussain Chishti[21]
2017 10 "Qaumi Taranah" Season's ft. artistes [22]
"Jaan-e-Bahaaraan" [f][23]
"Julie" ft. Danyal Zafar; guitar [24]
"Yo Soch" Natasha Khan [25]
"Us Rah Par" Ali Hamza (Noori) originally song-writing by Shoaib Mansoor; sung by Junaid Jamshed and released for his 1999 album Us Rah Par[26]
ft. Strings

Lux Style Awards[edit]

Year Ceremony Song Notes
2006 5th "Kharayaan Day Naal" [d]
2007 6th "Sajania"
2012 11th Medley
"Mujhe Tum Nazar Sai" tribute to Mehdi Hassan
2015 14th "Rockstar" studio version
2016 15th "Dil Se Bara" LSA anniversary special[27]
"Mere Maula" tribute to Amjad Sabri; co-singers Ali Sethi and Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch[28]
2017 16th "Ishq"

Sports[edit]

Year Song Notes
2011 "Rise For Jazba" (Jazz Pakistan) Pakistan's official songs for 2011 Cricket World Cup
"Duniya Hai Dil Walon Ki" (Pepsi Pakistan)
2015 "Ab Khel Ke Dikha" 2016 Pakistan Super League's official anthem
2016 Remix
"Chakka Choka" Islamabad United official theme song
"Life is Chest of Test" Theme song for International PACES Competition; co-singers Damia Farooq and her sister Parisa Farooq[29][30]
2017 "Ab Khel Jamay Ga" 2017 Pakistan Super League's official anthem
Reprise
"Ab Khel Ke Dikha"
"Aasman" in the spirit of PSL[d]
2018 "Dil Se Jaan Laga De" 2018 Pakistan Super League's official anthem

Poetries[edit]

Year Title Notes
2007 "Those For Truth" composed by Fuzz
2016 "Angel" rendition of Taher Shah's song
2017 "Aks" recited in Dunya News show Mahaaz
"Kuch to Ghalat ho Raha Hai"
2018 "Aurat" recited in Miss Veet 2017 Grand Finale[31]
"Khayaal"

Others[edit]

Year Song Notes
2007 "Aaja Sajna" Hunterz ft. Zafar and Hadiqa Kiani
2010 "Ain't No Sunshine" cover
2011 "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" tribute to Elvis Presley
"Dil Aaj Shayar" tribute to Dev Anand
2012 "Tere Lai"
2014 "Chal Buleya" at Pakistan Idol S1E35; reprise from Zafar's album Total Siyapaa
"Dhichkyaaon Doom Doom" box office reprise, in 1st Star Box Office Awards
Medley tribute to Raj Kapoor, in 1st Star Box Office Awards; co-singer Ayushmann Khurrana
tribute to Amitabh Bachchan, in grand finale of Kaun Banega Crorepati
2015 "Aitebar" originally sung by Junaid Jamshed, for album Aitebar by Vital Signs
2016 "Jaane Woh Kaise Log The" rendition of Hemant Kumar's song
2017 "Julie" Live & Raw; by Patari.pk[32]

TV commercials[edit]

Year Song Notes
2005–2007 "Telenor Tawkshawk" several songs for Telenor; ft. Zafar with several artistes
2009 "Tarang Hi Tarang Hai" Tarang Tea whitener; ft. Reema Khan
2011 "Jazz Ke Saath" Mobilink
2012 "Facebook Pe Chalta Hai"
"Youn Chalay Ke Ballay Ballay" Mobilink Internet; ft. Nargis Fakhri
2013 "Har Dil, Har Din" Mobilink Tune
"Dil Maange Duniya Abhi" Pepsi Pakistan song; co-singer Ali Azmat[33]
2014 "Youn Uray Ke Ballay Ballay" Mobilink 3G Internet; ft. Nargis Fakhri
"Lipta Dance" Lipton song
2015 "Barhna Hai Agay" JS Bank song
2016 "Sprite Se Bharkao" Sprite (soft drink); ft. Siddharth Malhotra[34][35]
2017 "Sip Positive" Nestlé Fruta Vitals; ft. Hania Aamir
2018 "Mario's Pasta" Mario's Pasta[36]
"Life Needs Flavor" Lay's Pakistan[37]
"Choti Choti Khushiyaan" Royal Fans; ft. Maya Ali
"Good Goodies" Good Goodies cupcake

See also[edit]

Extra notes[edit]

Key
dagger Denotes song or film that has not been released yet
  1. ^ a b Film version
  2. ^ a b Zafar was not the lead singer.
  3. ^ a b c d e Reprise from Zafar's album Huqa Pani
  4. ^ a b c Reprise from Zafar's album Masty
  5. ^ a b c d Also added in Zafar's album Jhoom
  6. ^ a b originally composed by Master Inayat Hussain and sung by Saleem Raza

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ahmed Sarym (31 August 2017). "In case of criticism, Danyal will have to prove himself on his own: Ali Zafar on brother Danyal". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  2. ^ YRF (6 January 2012). "Deleted Scenes - Part 5 - Mere Brother Ki Dulhan". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  3. ^ "Pak actor Ali Zafar's part in 'Dear Zindagi' will not see the light of day". Deccan Chronicle. 18 October 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  4. ^ Subhash K. Jha (7 December 2016). "REVEALED: Reason why Arijit Singh agreed to dub Ali Zafar's songs". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  5. ^ Usman Ghafoor (6 August 2018). "Ali Zafar's next project: Singing for Pakistani film". Gulf News. Retrieved 21 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Atif Aslam and Ali Zafar's first-ever collaboration is a tribute to martyrs". The Express Tribune. 5 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  7. ^ Ghazala Sulaiman (8 September 2016). "Atif Aslam & Ali Zafar Defence Day 2016 Song "Yariaan"". Brandsynario. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  8. ^ Center for Communication Programs Pakistan (25 December 2016). "Hum Roshan to Kal Roshan". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  9. ^ Pakistan Army (7 October 2017). "Ali Zafar New Song 2017 "Watan Ki Jeet" - ISPR New Song - Pak Armed Force". Retrieved 11 October 2017 – via YouTube.
  10. ^ Rohail Hyatt (5 December 2010). "Rangeen, Ali Zafar, Coke Studio Pakistan, Season 1". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  11. ^ Rohail Hyatt (5 December 2010). "Janay Na Koi, Ali Zafar, Coke Studio Pakistan, Season 1". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  12. ^ Rohail Hyatt (5 December 2010). "Channo, Ali Zafar, Coke Studio Pakistan, Season 1". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  13. ^ Rohail Hyatt (5 December 2010). "Chal Dil Meray, Ali Zafar, Coke Studio Pakistan, Season 1". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  14. ^ Rohail Hyatt (5 December 2010). "Allah Hu, Ali Zafar & Saaein Tufail, Coke Studio Pakistan, Season 1". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  15. ^ Rohail Hyatt (28 June 2009). "Dastaan-e-ishq, Ali Zafar". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  16. ^ Rohail Hyatt (11 July 2009). "Yar Daddi, Ali Zafar". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  17. ^ Rohail Hyatt (7 August 2009). "Nahi Ray Nahi, Ali Zafar, Coke Studio Pakistan, Season 2". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  18. ^ Coke Studio (4 August 2015). "Sohni Dharti, Coke Studio Season 8". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  19. ^ Coke Studio (22 August 2015). "Ali Zafar, Rockstar, Coke Studio Season 8, Episode 2". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  20. ^ Coke Studio (5 September 2015). "Ali Zafar & Sara Haider, Ae Dil, Coke Studio, Season 8, Episode 4". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  21. ^ Coke Studio (3 October 2015). "Ali Zafar, Ajj Din Vehre Vich, Coke Studio Season 8, Episode 7". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  22. ^ Coke Studio (4 August 2017). "The National Anthem of Pakistan". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  23. ^ Coke Studio (18 August 2017). "Ali Zafar, Jaan-e-Bahaaraan, Coke Studio Season 10, Episode 2. #CokeStudio10". Retrieved 18 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  24. ^ Coke Studio (1 September 2017). "Ali Zafar feat. Danyal Zafar, Julie, Coke Studio Season 10, Episode 4". Retrieved 1 September 2017 – via YouTube.
  25. ^ Coke Studio (15 September 2017). "Ali Zafar & Natasha Khan, Yo Soch, Coke Studio Season 10, Episode 6". Retrieved 15 September 2017 – via YouTube.
  26. ^ Coke Studio (21 September 2017). "Ali Hamza & Ali Zafar feat. Strings, Us Rah Par, Coke Studio Season 10, Season Finale". Retrieved 21 September 2017 – via YouTube.
  27. ^ "8 moments from the Lux Style Awards that we can't forget". DAWN Images. 31 July 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  28. ^ "MUSIC Be Sabab Song: Shuja Haider's Tribute to Amjad Sabri ft. Ali Zafar, QB & Ali Sethi". Brandsynario. 26 September 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  29. ^ "Pak army wins PACES 2016". DAWN. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  30. ^ Damia Farooq (24 October 2016). "Damia Farooq, Ali Zafar & Parisa Farooq Performing at the 1st International Paces Competition". Retrieved 6 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  31. ^ Veet Pakistan (12 February 2018). "Ali Zafar - Dil Jhoom Jhoom at Miss Veet Grand Finale". Retrieved 28 March 2018 – via YouTube.
  32. ^ Patari Music (24 November 2017). "Julie (Live & Raw) - Ali Zafar". Retrieved 24 November 2017 – via YouTube.
  33. ^ "Ali Zafar and Ali Azmat kidnapped by PEPSI PAKISTAN!". Brandsynario. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  34. ^ "Why did Ali Zafar and Sidharth Malhotra meet up". Pakium. 26 January 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  35. ^ "Ali Zafar and Sidharth Malhotra get chummy for Sprite". Hip in Pakistan. 26 January 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  36. ^ Mario's Pasta (19 February 2018). "Marios Pasta Launch Thematic". Retrieved 28 March 2018 – via YouTube.
  37. ^ Lay's Pakistan (22 March 2018). "Lay's Life Needs Flavor". Retrieved 28 March 2018 – via YouTube.

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