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|Born||September 6, 1989|
Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Gul Panra (Pashto: ګل پاڼه, born September 6, 1989), real name Mehnaz, is a Pakistani Pashto singer. She was born in Peshawar, Pakistan. She was already[when?] famous in the Pashtun regions but got more widespread fame in the Punjab and other regions after her duet with Atif Aslam in Coke Studio Pakistan (season 8). Gul Panra is one of the most popular female performers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Afghanistan and has extensively toured Pashtun dominated areas across the world.
Early life and education
Gul Panra belongs to Muaaz(Husband) of the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Peshawar. After completing her early education, she attended University of Peshawar and completed her master's degree in Social Work.
Gul Panra started off her singing career in 2010, at the age of 20 years old. During her initial stages as a singer she sang in concerts and different marriage functions within Peshawar city. She only sung in Pashto language at the beginning and had experience in many local and traditional Pashto songs as well.Then she got a chance of entry in to the Pashto film industry as a playback singer and performed in more than 20 Pashto films.
Pashto film songs
|2013||"Mashallah Mashallah"||Zama Arman||Shakir Zeb|
|"Oos Kho Me Zargay Shwe"||Sandeep Sawar|
|"Che Zrra De Mala Raku"||Aakash Khan|
|2015||"Za Bubly Bubly"||Nasha|
|2016||"Janan De Janaan"||Gul-e-Jana||Ivan Shafiq||Shan Khan|
|"Sta Da Ishq Baranoona"||Ivan Shafiq|
|2017||"Tanha Tanha"||Gul-e-Jana||Ivan Shafiq||Shan Khan|
Coke Studio (Pakistan)
In 2015, Gul Panra sung a song "Man Aamadeh Am" Persian song with Atif Aslam originally sung by Googoosh in eighth season of Coke Studio. Gul Panra in this song had sung a Dari version, while Atif Aslam had sung Urdu version. She has also performed in episode 2, season 11 a song " Rasha Mama " alongside a pashto singer "Zarsanga" and a pashto band "Khumariyaan". In 2018 she sung the song "Hawa Hawa" with singer Hassan Jahangir.
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