Humaira Channa

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Humaira Channa
Birth name حمیرا چنا
Origin Lahore, Pakistan
Genres Film playback singer, folk singer
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1987-present

Humaira Channa, also known as Humera Channa (born Lahore),[1] is a record 6 Nigar Award winning film playback singer from Pakistan. She has won 3rd most Nigar Awards in history, ranked only after Noor Jehan and Mehnaz. She rose to fame in the early 1990s.[1] She sings in Urdu, Punjabi, Saraiki and Sindhi languages. She has sung over a thousand songs in her career until 2016.


Humaira Channa was a substitute singer for Naheed Akhtar during the 1980s, after Naheed Akhtar decided to get married and retire from the Pakistani film industry.


Channa has sung the title songs for the following television dramas.

Coke Studio[edit]

  • (2014) Ambwa Talay alongside Javed Bashir
  • (2014) Phool Banro alongside Abbas Ali Khan[5]
  • (2017) Mujh Se Pehli Si Muhabbat alongside Nabeel Shaukat

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Nigar Award winner in (1986, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1997) for the best female film playback singer.


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