Annie Khalid

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Annie Khalid
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Annie Khalid
Background information
Birth name Noor–ul–Ain Khalid Annie
Also known as Annie Khalid
Born (1987-03-27) 27 March 1987 (age 31)
Origin Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Model and singer
Years active Since 2002; 16 years ago (2002) - present
Labels AK Records
Website Official website

Noor–ul–Ain Khalid, popularly known as Annie or Annie Khalid (Urdu: عینی‎) (born 1987 in Lahore, Pakistan) is an English-Pakistani musician and model.

Early life[edit]

Khalid was born in Lahore on 27 March 1987[1], and her family later moved to the UK[2], where she attended school[3]. She has described her origins as Kashmiri on her father's side, and Yemeni on her mother's side.[4]



Her first single, "Mahiya" became popular when it appeared in the Indian film Awarapan[5].

On 25 November 2010, Khalid released her UK debut single "Be My Baby" along with the remix of the track done by British DJ Judge Jules.[2] After meeting at a charity function, Khalid collaborated with the English–Norwegian boy band A1 for a single "Just 3 Words" and went on tour with them, performing in Norway and the UK[6]. In 2011, Khalid was nominated as Best Female Singer at the Pakistan Media Awards.

In September 2013, she released the single "Boom Boom Danze" with Beenie Man. [7]


She walked at the 2010 L'Oréal Karachi fashion week for BNS couture[2] and in 2011 for Ammar Belal.[8] She was featured in LOOK magazine in June 2011.[volume & issue needed] The same month, she launched a café in Lahore, the AK Lounge [9].


She was appointed Norway's Red Cross Goodwill ambassador in 2011, after her efforts fundraising for Pakistani flood victims.[2][10][11]

Personal life[edit]

She married Malik Noureed Awan in July 2012 in Lahore, but the couple later divorced.[12][13]

On December 26, 2014, Khalid married Saad Ahmed Khan in Lahore, Pakistan.[14]


Annie Khalid during a concert
Year Title Peak Positions
Pakistan Albums Chart Indian Albums Chart
2006 Princess
  • Released: April 16, 2006
  • Label:
  • Formats: CD
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2010 Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai


  • "Mahiya" Remix - Awarapan (2007)
  • "Tenu Takiya", featuring RnB (2008)
  • "Just Three Words", featuring A1 (2012)
  • "Vari Vari Jawan" "Humvee Assault" (2013)
  • "Vote For Change" PTI Song (2014)
  • "Boom Boom Danze", featuring Beenie Man Brand Ambassador (2014)
  • "Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai" Bahadurabad (2014)
  • "Tujhe Yaad Kiya" "Saada Haq Ithe Rakh"(2014)
  • "Tharki Saala" "The Profligator" (2014)
  • "Tu Wo To Nahi" "Gunstar Heroes" (2014)
  • "Party Karlo" "Jaan e Jaan" Overkill Mafia (2015)
  • "Be My Baby", Golden Axe (2015)
  • "Princess" Jet Set Radio (2015)
  • "Listen (Tujh Se Meri Jaan Hai)" Binary Domain (2015)
  • "Kali Raat" Young Tarang (2016)
  • "Do You See Me" Robot 2 (2015)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Chit chat: Annie unplugged". Dawn. 28 March 2009. Retrieved 2 June 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c d Scott, Linda (19 October 2010). "Music: Annie Khalid Launches "Be My Baby" in collaboration with Judge Jules". The Global Herald. Archived from the original on 3 February 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2018. 
  3. ^ Tahseen, Nida (2 July 2011). "ANNIE KHALID: Maahiya girl exploring new avenues". The Nation. Retrieved 2 June 2018. 
  4. ^ "My dads side are Kashmiri and my mums side are from Yemen! (That's where I get the curls from)". Annie Khalid, Twitter. 22 April 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Singer Annie Khalid signs up with Indian record label". Dawn. 11 October 2010. Retrieved 2 June 2018. 
  6. ^ Ighanian, Catherine Gonsholt (12 May 2012). "Lover big Bollywood show on the "Golden Route": Pakistani Annie sings with A1". VG (in Norwegian). Retrieved 5 June 2018. 
  7. ^ Sherwin, Adam (27 September 2013). "'Pakistan's Britney Spears' Annie Khalid seeks fame in the UK - don't". The Independent. Retrieved 2 June 2018. 
  8. ^ "Annie Khalid Walks the Ramp for Ammar Belal". Thefriendsfm. 14 April 2011. Archived from the original on 15 April 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2018. 
  9. ^ "Annie Khalids Caf in Lahore". The Nation. 19 June 2011. Retrieved 2 June 2018. 
  10. ^ "Rice For Life". Archived from the original on 13 May 2012. 
  11. ^ "Annie Khalid Appointed Goodwill Ambassador For The International Red Cross". 
  12. ^ Azhar, Madiha (16 July 2012). "Pop singer Annie ties the knot". Business Recorder.
  13. ^ Ahmed, Hassam (16 July 2012). "Pakistani Pop Singer Annie Khalid Ties Wedding Knot". Awami Web.
  14. ^ "Annie Khalid gets married to long-term fiancé, Saad Ahmed Khan". Daily Times. 7 October 2015. Archived from the original on 13 March 2016. Retrieved 12 March 2016. 

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