8 August 1973 |
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
|Genres||Sufi, Qawwali, Classical, Pop, Rock|
|Years active||2001 – present|
|Associated acts||Mekaal Hasan Band, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Pritam Chakraborty, Coke Studio Pakistan (Season 2), Coke Studio Pakistan (Season 7), Coke Studio Pakistan (season 9) Coke Studio Pakistan (season 10)|
Javed Bashir (Punjabi, Urdu: جاوید بشیر; born 8 August 1973) is a Pakistani playback singer who is known as master of Hindustani classical music. Javed has sung songs for many Bollywood movies including Cocktail, Kahaani, Rush, Bombay Talkies, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Dobaara!.
Javed Bashir's parents hail from Jalandhar, Punjab, India Nalan Gharana. Though He has been singing since childhood but the professional training of Qawwali began from 1992 by his father Ustad Bashir Ahmad Khan. Javed Bashir's father, Ustad Bashir Ahmed Khan was a Qawwal. Javed Bashir took classical vocal training from his uncle Ustaad Mubarik Ali Khan.
Coke Studio Pakistan
|2||1||Aje Latha Naeeo||Javed Bashir||Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan||Rohail Hyatt|
|3||Chal Diyay||Javed Bashir, Zeb & Haniya||Zeb & Haniya||Rohail Hyatt|
|5||Rona Chor Dia||Javed Bashir, Zeb & Haniya||Zeb & Haniya||Rohail Hyatt|
|7||2||Charkha||Javed Bashir||Javed Bashir||Strings|
|4||Ambwa Talay||Javed Bashir, Humera Channa||Javed Bashir||Strings|
|6||Yaad||Javed Bashir||Javed Bashir||Strings|
|9||1||Aye Rah-e-Haq- Ke Shaheedo||Javed Bashir & Others||Traditional||Strings|
|2||Man Kunto Maula||Javed Bashir & Ali Azmat||Jaffer Zaidi||Strings|
|5||Jhalliya||Javed Bashir & Masuma Anwar||Faakhir Mehmood||Strings|
|10||1||Qaumi Taranah||Javed Bashir & Others||Ahmed Ghulamali Chagla||Strings|
|4||Naina Moray||Javed Bashir & Akbar Ali||Traditional||Jaffer Zaidi|
Javed Bashir started his solo singing career in 2001 by singing his first debut song "Deewane Nachde" from the album Anything But Silent By "Bally Sagoo". Javed Bashir's lucky break came when Mekaal Hasan of the Mekaal Hasan Band called him on board to join his band Mekaal Hasan Band. He was featured on Sampooran, Mekaal Hasan Band's first full-length album in 2004, the album landed Bashir mainstream success and appreciation. The band's world over famous song "Chal Bulleya" happened in 2009 from the album Saptak in collaboration with Mekaal Hasan Band. Post the release of Chal Bulleya, Javed and the band parted ways owing to differences on musical terms. Javed has since been working on a musical project for Indo-Pak peace in collaboration with Shankar Mahadevan. Javed Bashir also released an album, Subrang in 2011. Another of his albums include Vanga Ishq Diyan. He also sang in Coke Studio Season 2 and Season 7.
|2017||MHB Andholan Remastered Edition||Whole Album||Javed Bashir||Mekaal Hasan Band|
|Dil Say Pakistan||Dil Say Pakistan||Javed Bashir, Haroon, Muniba Mazari & Farhan Bogra||Haroon & Shuja Haider|
|Yeh Hai Shaan-e-Pakistan||Shaan-e-Pakistan||Javed Bashir||Javed Bashir & Amir Azhar|
|2015||Akhan Ladiyan||Akhan Ladiyan||Javed Bashir||J R Dread|
|Dholna||Whole Album||Javed Bashir & Fariha Parvez||Sahir Ali Bagga|
|Jeene Nahi Diya||Whole Album||Javed Bashir & Fariha Parvez||Sahir Ali Bagga|
|Aao Ji||Aao Ji||Javed Bashir & Fariha Parvez||Harpreet|
|2013||Electro Mahiya||Electro Mahiya||Javed Bashir||Panjabi Hit Squad|
|2011||Subrang||Naina More||Javed Bashir, Akbar Ali||Javed Bashir|
|2010||Livewire||Tumhe Dillagi||Javed Bashir||Amit Rai|
|2009||Saptak||Whole Album||Mekaal Hasan Band||Mekaal Hasan Band|
|2007||Jinx||Dil Da Tu Jaani||Javed Bashir||Surinder Rattan|
|2006||Dialogue||Whole Album||Javed Bashir, Sondre Bratland||Javed Bashir, Sondre Bratland|
|2004||Sampooran||Whole Album||Mekaal Hasan Band||Mekaal Hasan Band|
|2002||Simply Rich||Nahin Tere Jeha Hor Disda||Javed Bashir||Rishi Rich|
|2001||Anything But Silent||Deewane Nachde||Javed Bashir||Bally Sagoo|
|Anything But Silent||Naiyo Dil Lagda||Javed Bashir||Bally Sagoo|
Television and Reality Shows
Javed Bashir has also sung a couple of original sound tracks for Pakistani TV Serials.
|Year||Serial Name||Song||Artist||Lyrics||Music Director|
|2017||Zakham||Dildar Ka Gham||Javed Bashir||Sabir Zafer||Waqar Ali|
|2016||Ghayal||Rangreza||Javed Bashir||Sabir Zafar||Asim Azhar & Qasim Azhar|
|Bhai||Lagi Walay||Javed Bashir, Akbar Ali & Beena Khan||Traditional||Naveed Nashad|
|2014||Laa||Laa||Javed Bashir||Sarmad Sehbai||Sahir Ali Bagga|
|Tare-Ankboot||Sard Makdiyon Ne||Javed Bashir, Nandini Srikar||Faseeh Bari Khan||Sahir Ali Bagga|
|2012||Aik Nayee Cindrella||Yaar-e-Man||Javed Bashir||Sabir Zafar||Amir Qureshi|
Lollywood (Pakistani Cinema)
|2016||Chali Re||Hijrat||Sahir Ali Bagga|
|Kaun Hai Yeh Gustakh||Manto||Jamal Rahman|
Pollywood (Indian Punjabi Cinema)
Bashir made his debut in the Punjabi movie Mitti Na Pharol Jogiya. He has sung the title song of this movie.
|2017||Zindagi Bana Laya||Dushman||Jaidev Kumar|
|2015||Heer (Mitti Na Pharol Jogiya)||Mitti Na Pharol Jogiya||Kannu Jimmy|
|Vichhad Na Javin||Ramta Jogi||Harry Anand|
|Mere Sayian||Shareek||Jaidev Kumar|
Javed Bashir made his entry in Bollywood through A. R. Rahman's scored movie Yuva in which his presence was heard in Background Score where he sang Alaps and Sargams. He debuted in Bollywood as Playback Singer with Kahaani's Piya Tu Kaahe Rootha Re composed by Vishal–Shekhar. Next came Tera Naam Japdi Phiran from Cocktail. Pritam composed the music for that film. He also sang O Re Khuda for him for another film that year, Rush. The year 2013 began with the solo track Murabba from Bombay Talkies. His latest songs include Mera Yaar and O Rangrez of the movie Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy and Ye Tune Kya Kiya from Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara! with music by Pritam.
|2012||Piya Tu Kaahe Rootha Re||Kahaani||Vishal–Shekhar|
|Tera Naam Japdi Phiran||Cocktail||Pritam|
|O Re Khuda||Rush||Pritam|
|2013||Murabba||Bombay Talkies||Amit Trivedi|
|O Rangrez||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Shankar Ehsaan Loy|
|Ye Tune Kya Kiya||Once Upon Ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara!||Pritam|
|2014||Jigariyaa||Jigariyaa||Agnel - Faizan|
|2015||Daak Ticket||Hawaizaada||Rochak Kohli|
|Tujhse Door||Love Exchange||Jaidev Kumar|
|Aaj Ibadat||Bajirao Mastani||Sanjay Leela Bhansali|
|Dilan De Saudey||Jugni||Clinton Cerejo|
|Mann Ka Mirga||Bollywood Diaries||Vipin Patwa|
|Tu Hi Bata Mere Khuda||Wah Taj||Vipin Patwa|
|2017||Seene Mein Lagi Aag||Mirza Juuliet||Krishna Solo|
Awards & Nominations
Javed Bashir's first Bollywood nomination was in Mirchi Music Awards in the category of Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year in 2012 for his song Tera Naam Japdi Phiran from the film Cocktail followed by his nomination in Global Indian Music Awards in the category of Best Duet for his song O Rangrez from the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
|Year||Award||Category||Song||Film / Album||Lyricist||Music||Result|
|2010||Lux Style Awards||Best Singer of the Year||Chal Bulleya||Saptak||Bulle Shah / Bhagat Kabir||Mekaal Hasan Band||Won|
|2012||Mirchi Music Awards||Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year||Tera Naam Japdi Phiran||Cocktail||Irshad Kamil||Pritam||Nominated|
|2014||Global Indian Music Awards||Best Debut||O Rangrez||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Prasoon Joshi||Shankar Ehsaan Loy||Nominated|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Playback Singer||Mera Yaar||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Prasoon Joshi||Shankar Ehsaan Loy||Nominated|
|Mirchi Music Awards||Vocalist (Male) Of The Year||O Rangrez||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Prasoon Joshi||Shankar Ehsaan Loy||Nominated|
|Raag Based Song||O Rangrez||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Prasoon Joshi||Shankar Ehsaan Loy||Nominated|
|Song Representing Sufi Tradition||O Rangrez||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Prasoon Joshi||Shankar Ehsaan Loy||Nominated|
|Song Representing Sufi Tradition||Mera Yaar||Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Prasoon Joshi||Shankar Ehsaan Loy||Won|
|2016||Mirchi Music Awards||Raag Based Song||Aaj Ibadat||Bajirao Mastani||A.M Turaz||Sanjay Leela Bhansali||Nominated|
|Lux Style Awards ||Best Singer (Male)||Talabgaar||Moor||Anwar Maqsood||Strings||Nominated|
|Song of the Year||Jogiya||Moor||Anwar Maqsood||Strings||Nominated|
- "BBC – Music – Javed Bashir". Retrieved 28 December 2013.
- "Javed Bashir – Singer – MySwar". Retrieved 1 November 2013.
- "India is my second home : Javed Bashir". Retrieved 12 January 2014.
- "Coke Studio's 2nd episode of Season 7 a huge success!". Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 8 October 2014.
- "Javed Bashir takes on Bulle Shah's "Charkha" for Coke Studio 7". Retrieved 2 October 2014.
- "Coke Studio 7: Minimal music carries the day". Retrieved 16 October 2014.
- "Javed Bashir - Artists - Season 10 - Coke Studio Pakistan". Retrieved 3 September 2017.
- "Chakdey.com Interview with Javed Bashir". Retrieved 29 December 2013.
- "Javed Bashir Sings For Indo – Pak Peace – The Express Tribune". tribune.com.pk/. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
- "Javed Bashir Pays Tribute to NFAK". Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
- "Piya Tu Kaahe Rootha Re – Javed Bashir has arrived. – The Express Tribune". tribune.com.pk/. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
- "It is only music that unites India and Pakistan: Javed Bashir – Times Of India". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
- "Hitting The Right Notes". Retrieved 30 March 2016.
- "Lux Style Awards Nominees". Retrieved 31 May 2016.