Farhan Saeed

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Farhan Saeed, shooting for Udaari
Native name فرحان سعید‬ بٹ
Born Farhan Saeed Butt
(1984-09-14) September 14, 1984 (age 34)
Lahore, Pakistan
Residence Lahore
Nationality Pakistani
Known for Suno Chanda as (Arsalan jamshed ali) aka(Arsal)
Urwa Hocane (m. 2016)
Musical career
Origin Lahore, Pakistan
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active 2004 – present
Associated acts

Farhan Saeed Butt (born 14 September 1984) is a Pakistani singer-songwriter and actor. Farhan was the former lead vocalist of the Pakistani band Jal. He is the owner of the restaurant Cafe Rock. He has sung in Urdu.

Solo career[edit]

In September 2011, in an exclusive interview with The Express Tribune, Farhan shocked the fans claiming that he has left Jal to pursue a solo career despite Goher Mumtaz offering him to continue his solo career while being a part of Jal.[1] On 8 September 2011, Farhan's departure was confirmed by Jal's guitarist Goher Mumtaz who wished him luck for his solo career.[2]

He made his Bollywood-singing breakthrough in 2014 by contributing a song to Vikram Bhatt's Creature 3D in 2014. The song, Naam-e-Wafa, is a romantic-duet with Indian vocalist Tulsi Kumar as the co-singer and Mithoon as the composer.[3]

Acting career[edit]

Farhan started his acting career by debuting in a leading role in the 2014 Hum TV drama serial De Ijazat Jo Tu alongside Sohai Ali Abro, Saba Hameed and Javaid Sheikh. He then played the lead role as Mohid Shuja in ARY Digital's Mere Ajnabi alongside Urwa Hocane who was the female lead.[4] He has also played a lead role of Arsh in drama Udaari as a lawyer along with female lead Urwa. Along with acting in the drama, Farhan has collaborated with Hadiqa Kiani for the OST that has topped music charts all over Pakistan.[5]

He also played the lead role again in ARY Digital's Teri Chah Mein alongside Maria Wasti and Saboor Ali and Hum TV's Sila alongside Ainy Jaffri.[citation needed]

He also played a leading role of Arsal jamshed ali which was very successful character of a very hit drama serial Suno Chanda on Hum TV along with Iqra Aziz as Ajiya as leading female role.



Year Title Note
2004 Aadat as member of Jal
2007 Boondh

Pakistani Songs[edit]

Year Song Notes
2011 "Khuwahishon"
2012 "Pi Jaun" co-singer Momina Mustehsan
2013 "Halka Halka Suroor"
2014 "Roiyaan" Lux Style Awards "Song Of The Year"
2015 "Sajna" Farhan Saeed - Sawan
2016 "Saathiya"
"Ji Jaun"
"Sajna Ve Sajna" Udaari
"Jab Se Miley Tum"
"Bol Ke Lab"
2016 "Teri Chah Mein"
2017 "Rab Rakha" Punjab Nahi Jaungi
"Dekh Tera Kya/Latthay Di Chaadar" CokeStudio10; co-singer Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch[6]
2018 "Dil Hua Panchee" Single
2018 "Suno Chanda" Suno Chanda
2018 Maula EMIRecordsIndia

Bollywood songs[edit]

Year Song Film
2012 "Meethi Yaadein" Qasam Se Qasam Se
"Kyun Gayi" Dil Tenu Karda Ae Pyar
2014 "Naam-e-Wafa" Creature 3D
"Bhool Na Jaana" Main Aur Mr. Riight
2017 "Thodi Der"

\stay a little longer

Half Girlfriend


Year TV Series Role Channel
2014 De Ijazat Jo Tu Sarmad Hum TV
2015 Mere Ajnabi Mohid Shuja ARY Digital
2016 Udaari Arsh Hum TV
2016-2017 Teri Chah Mein Faisal ARY Digital
2016 Sila Taimoor Hum TV
2017 Punjab Nahi Jaungi Special appearance Pakistani Movie
2018 Suno Chanda Arsal Hum TV


Suno Chanda 2 Arsal Hum TV

Personal life[edit]

In February 2010, Saeed opened "Cafe Rock" restaurant at Hussain Chowk. The restaurant follows the theme/trend of Hard Rock Cafes. The restaurant provides underground bands and young aspiring artists with a platform to project themselves and perform in front of an audience.[7]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Mahmood, Rafay. "Farhan leaves Jal – The Express Tribune". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 16 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Goher Mumtaz on Jal band's recent break-up, wishes Farhan Luck". PakiUM.com. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Farhan Saeed and Tulsi Kumar – Naam-E-Wafa OST Creature 3D". Pakium.
  4. ^ "Mere Ajnabi - ARY Digital". www.arydigital.tv. Retrieved 2015-12-10.
  5. ^ Naqvi, Ahmer (30 May 2016). "Pop goes the silver screen! How musicians in Pakistan found their niche in cinema - again".
  6. ^ Coke Studio (1 September 2017). "Quratulain Balouch & Farhan Saeed, Dekh Tera Kya/Latthay Di Chaadar, CS 10, Ep 4". Retrieved 1 September 2017 – via YouTube.
  7. ^ admin on (18 February 2010). "Farhan Saeed's Café Rock opening, rocked!". Tvmasty.com. Retrieved 29 January 2012.