Sahir Ali Bagga

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Sahir Ali Bagga
Native name ساحر علی بگا
Born Lahore, Pakistan
Genres Rock, sufi, pop, R&B and Pakistani film music, Pakistan Television music
Occupation(s) Composer, music director, singer, instrumentalist and record producer
Associated acts Pritam Chakraborty, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan
Website sahiralibagga.com

Sahir Ali Bagga (Urdu: ساحر علی بگا‎) is a Pakistani singer, music director and composer from Lahore, who composes music for Lollywood and other independent singers. Recently he has composed music for the Pakistani movie, Zinda Bhaag (2013). Bagga is currently working on the soundtrack of the upcoming Pakistani movies, Hijrat[1] and Tamanna, contributing two songs to the latter; Koi Dil Mein and Chell Oi.[2] He has also composed music of Hum TV's Ishq-e-Benaam.

Career[edit]

Sahir Ali Bagga started in the music industry as a drummer and later joined the band Jupiters where he met music video singer Jawad Ahmad. He composed music for Ahmed's album and this helped Bagga find his career path. Bagga is a son of the 1970s composer, Amjad Hussain.[3] He first received a lot of recognition and praise for his work and musical arrangements on Pakistan Television produced TV show named Virsa: Heritage Revived (2009-2010) TV season. On this show, he composed music for TV performances of Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Azra Jehan, Sanam Marvi and many more performers. This highly popular TV show was hosted by Lahore's socially active personality Yousuf Salahuddin.[4]

Film scores[edit]

Year Film
2013 Zinda Bhaag
2014 Tamanna
2014 Dukhtar
2015 Halla Gulla
2015 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani
2016 Hijrat
2016 Maalik
2016 Sikander
2016 Balu Mahi
2016 Jeewan Hathi

Albums[edit]

Bagga has worked on the following albums throughout his career.

Year Details Songs
2010 film Virsa
  1. Mein Tenu Samjhaawan Ki
2011 Dharkan
  1. Bhigi Bhigi Ratoin Me - Shahida Mini
  2. Chandni Raatain Taaron Sey Karein Baatain - Shahida Mini
  3. Morey Nain Re Jagey Rein - Shahida Mini
  4. Gidha Yachi Mainu Nach Layn De - Shahida Mini
  5. Ishaq Nahlaya Takade Rehavay - Shahida Mini
  6. Kangna Zulfaan De Vehre Baike - Shahida Mini
  7. Teray Bin Jiya Laage Na - Shahida Mini
  8. Mehka Sama (Hum Hain Deewane) - Shahida Mini
  9. Sajna Ve Mainu Teri - Shahida Mini
  10. Saso Mangay Kukdiyo Mai - Shahida Mini
  11. Saanwarey (Tore Bin Jiya Jaye) - Shahida Mini
  12. Dulhaniyaa Ko Lene Piya - Shahida Mini
  13. Pakistani Ek Duje Ke Diljani - Shahida Mini
  14. Main Teriyaan Dholana Main Teri - Shahida Mini
  15. Maikhana Ki Hasake Ek Pal - Shahida Mini
  16. Mast Qalandar Sakhi Shahbaz Qalandar - Shahida Mini
2012 Aaj Rung Hey
  1. Ya Nabi Labe Gibrail Se - Imran Aziz Mian
  2. Aaj Rung Hey Mere Mehbub - Imran Aziz Mian
  3. Nee Mein Jana Jogi De Naal - Imran Aziz Mian
  4. Bhullia (Tamam Daftar E Hiqmat) - Imran Aziz Mian
  5. Sanwarya Rain Bina Sab - Imran Aziz Mian
  6. Deed Teri Mere Dilda - Imran Aziz Mian
  7. Akh Lar Gai Yaar Na - Imran Aziz Mian
  8. Mun Kunto Maula Fahaza Ali
2012 Kaisa Yeh Jadoo Hai
  1. Kaisey Jiyon Main Sanam - Uzma
  2. Main Ki Karaan Hu - Uzma
  3. Gori Kay Peeley Hath - Uzma
  4. Kaisa Jadoo Hai Teri - Uzma
  5. Na Ankhian Chorain Mere Dil - Uzma
  6. Chah Key Na Jiween - Uzma
  7. Channa Wey Terey Warga - Uzma
  8. Nachna Nachna Tere Nal - Uzma
  9. Main Tey Rehna Tere Naal - Uzma
  10. Allah Terey Naam Maula - Uzma [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hijrat makers promise entertainment – The Express Tribune". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  2. ^ "Tamanna: An uplifting collaboration – The Express Tribune". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  3. ^ Khan, Sher (2012-04-20). "Sahir Ali Bagga: Age of glory – The Express Tribune". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35uxsQMeD6c, Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan, Sanam Marvi sing Allama Iqbal, Uploaded 27 Nov 2010, Retrieved 25 Feb 2016
  5. ^ "Sahir Ali Bagga Biography, Videos, Wallpapers, Photos and songs". Hungama.com. Retrieved 2016-02-25.