Sahir Ali Bagga
|Sahir Ali Bagga|
|Native name||ساحر علی بگا|
|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|
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 and Tamanna, contributing two songs to the latter; Koi Dil Mein and Chell Oi. He has also composed music of Hum TV's Ishq-e-Benaam.
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. 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.
|2015||Jawani Phir Nahi Ani|
Bagga has worked on the following albums throughout his career.
|2012||Aaj Rung Hey||
|2012||Kaisa Yeh Jadoo Hai||
- "Hijrat makers promise entertainment – The Express Tribune". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
- "Tamanna: An uplifting collaboration – The Express Tribune". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
- Khan, Sher (2012-04-20). "Sahir Ali Bagga: Age of glory – The Express Tribune". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35uxsQMeD6c, Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan, Sanam Marvi sing Allama Iqbal, Uploaded 27 Nov 2010, Retrieved 25 Feb 2016
- "Sahir Ali Bagga Biography, Videos, Wallpapers, Photos and songs". Hungama.com. Retrieved 2016-02-25.