Fariha Pervez

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Fariha Pervez
Fariha Pervez 2.jpg
Background information
Born 2nd February
Origin Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Genres Pop, classical, semi-classical, folk, bhangra, ghazal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1996-present
Labels Lips Music, Sonic, Sadaf Stereo
Website www.farihapervez.net

Fariha Pervez (Urdu: فریحہ پرویز‎)[1] is a prolific and versatile Pakistani female singer.[2] She is specially known for the rendition of various popular and famous Ghazals. She started her career anchoring and acting from a very young age on PTV (Pakistan Television Corporation). She also co-hosted a popular children's music program "Aangan Aangan Taray". After the release of her debut album "Nice & Naughty",[3] her song "Patang Baaz" (a.k.a. Bo kata) became an instant hit and from there her musical career took off and she decided to focus solely on singing.

Early life[edit]

Fariha Pervez was born on 2 February, in Lahore, Pakistan.[1] She claims to have inherited her singing talent from her father.[4] In 1995, Pervez joined "Master Feroze Gill" for classical training in music.[5][6] She belongs to an artist family of Pakistani showbiz.[7] She is the only sister of two brothers and likes to spend her spare time with her family.[8][9]


Fariha Pervez started her career with anchoring and acting in the early 90s but then she switched over to music in mid 90s. She began her career as an actress and worked in quite a few drama serials including the famous kids drama Ainak Wala Jin.

Pervez released her first music album in 1996, titled Nice & Naughty. She has released seven albums so far and has had many hit songs from each album. During her musical career, she has sung for Pakistani films such as Chief Sahab, Salaib, Ghoongat, Sangam, Inteha & Moosa Khan. In her early days as a singer, Fariha Pervez also appeared in the famous PTV programmes which consisted of Ameer Khasro's songs by the name of Woh Bahar Ayi & Chilmann. Fariha Pervez sang alongside her cousin Arifa Siddique, Irum Hassan, Seemi Zaidi, Shabnam Majeed, & Saira Naseem. Other than that, Fariha Pervez has sung numerous drama titles and singles as well as several songs in the popular "Virsa"[10] Series of traditional music, produced by Mian Yusuf Salahuddin[11] for PTV.

Passion (2005)[edit]

6th album Passion was released in 2005 under Sadaf Stereo. This album contained 12 songs. The video of "Yaad Piya Ki"[12] (Tribute to Ustad Baray Ghulam Ali Khan) was the first one directed by Jawad Bashir. This 'Thumri' also received the award for the Best Ballad in the first "The Musik Awards" (TMA).[13]

Songs list
No. Song title Music Lyrics
1 Thora Thora Pyar Shuja Haider Shuja Haider
2 Hera Phairiyan Sahir Ali Bagga Anis Ahmed
3 Mujhe Le Ke Chal Mehmood Khan Mehmood Khan
4 Akhyan Akhyan Sahir Ali Bagga Anis Ahmed
5 Dhoondh Le Panah Mehmood Khan Mehmood Khan
6 Aa Mere Pass Shuja Haider Shuja Haider
7 Chalo Ik Saath Amjad Bobby (Late), Sequencing: Moon Adeen Taj
8 Ja Main Nai Khedna Sahir Ali Bagga Anis Ahmed
9 Mehndi Rung Li Ifrahim Ifrahim
10 Yaad Piya Ki Mujahid Hussain Ayub Khawar
11 Mai Ni Mai Sahir Ali Bagga Anis Ahmed
12 Thora Thora Pyar(Party Mix) Shuja Haider Shuja Haider

Abhi Abhi (2010)[edit]

Fariha Pervez's 7th album Abhi Abhi was released under Sadaf Stereo record label. The album was officially launched five years after the release of her 6th music album on 12 November 2010.[14] [15]


No. Award Giving Body Award Year Result
1 1st Indus Music Awards [16] Best Song (Kokla Chapaaki) 2004 Won
2 1st Indus Music Awards Best Female Singer of the Year 2004 Nominated
3 1st The Musik Awards[17] Best Ballad (Yaad Piya Ki) 2006 Won
4 1st The Musik Awards Most Wanted Female 2006 Nominated
5 3rd Indus Music Awards [18] Best Female Singer of the Year 2007 Won
6 1st MTV Pakistan Music Awards [19] Best Female Singer of the Year 2009 Won
7 1st Pakistan Media Awards Best Female Singer 2010 Nominated
8 2nd Pakistan Media Awards[20] Best Female Singer of the Year 2011 Won
9 Pakistan Television Corporation National Awards Best Female Singer of the Year 2010 2011 Nominated
10 4th Dynamic Women's Day Awards[21] Special Award for Achievements in Music 2015 Won


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  9. ^ [1] Archived 19 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
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  11. ^ "Welcome to". Yousafsalli.com. Retrieved 2015-02-28. 
  12. ^ [2][dead link]
  13. ^ "Yaad Piya Ki - Fariha Pervez". Friendskorner.com. Retrieved 2011-07-26. 
  14. ^ "Fariha Pervez – Coming Back After 5 Years | Destination Media". Destinationmedia.wordpress.com. 2010-10-16. Retrieved 2015-02-28. 
  15. ^ "Fariha Pervez launches her latest music album". Fashioncentral.pk. Retrieved 2015-02-28. 
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 2016-02-27. 
  17. ^ "THE MUSIK AWARDS (TMA) Results ! - PakMusic - The Pure Pakistani Forums | Pakistani Music Movies Dramas Desi Forums". Pakstop.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  18. ^ "> Reflection > 3rd IM Awards". Pakipop.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  19. ^ "MTV Brrr Music Awards Pakistan 2009 [Results]". Koolmuzone.pk. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  20. ^ "FARIHA PERVEZ Wins the Best Female Singer Award". YouTube. 2011-05-10. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  21. ^ "Facebook". Facebook. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 

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