Shani Arshad

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Shani Arshad
Birth nameShani Arshad
BornKarachi, Pakistan
OriginKarachi, Pakistan
InstrumentsKeyboards, bass guitar, drums, tabla
Years active1995–present

Shani Arshad is a Pakistani playback singer, songwriter, film music director and record producer. He has composed music for various television serials and films including Main Hoon Shahid Afridi and Na Maloom Afraad (2014).[1]


Shani Arshad was born to Ustad Arshad Ali. He started his career as a keyboard player at an early age 15. He joined Eagle Record Company as a remix producer in 1998, where he was asked to make Vital Signs band's remix album, and that album was Shani's introduction to the pop industry. He has worked with well-known Pakistani musicians including Junaid Jamshed,[2] Atif Aslam, Abida Parveen, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Ali Zafar, Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan, Zeb Bangash, Meesha Shafi, QB, Hadiqa Kiyani, Shehzad Roy,[3] Fakhir, Strings, Haroon, Jimmy Attre, Raheem Shah, Najam Sheraz, Fakhar-e-Alam, Aamir Zaki, Sajjad Ali. Shani has been nominated twice for Lux Style Awards and also twice for The Muzik Awards.[4][5][6] He also appeared in Coke Studio Season 9 & 10 as singer and music producer.


Shani released new full version of song 'Bhit Ja Bhittai'.[7]



As a Theme Song Composer[edit]


  1. ^ Hasan Ansari (1 May 2015). "Shani's musical talent shines through". The Express Tribune newspaper., Retrieved 8 September 2016
  2. ^, Shani Arshad's interview about working with musician Junaid Jamshed on website, Retrieved 8 September 2016
  3. ^ "Owning Apnay Ullo". Dawn. 15 January 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2012.
  4. ^ "lux style music nominees".
  5. ^ "lux style music nominees 2009".
  6. ^ "TMA nominees 2008".
  7. ^ "Shani to release full version of 'Bhit Ja Bhittai'". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 12 May 2016.