Shani Arshad

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Shani Arshad
Birth name Shani Arshad
Born Karachi, Pakistan
Origin Karachi, Pakistan
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Keyboards, bass guitar, drums, tabla
Years active 1995–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]

Career[edit]

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.

Music[edit]

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

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Uski Suno Awaz (2011)

As a Theme Song Composer[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hasan Ansari (1 May 2015). "Shani's musical talent shines through". The Express Tribune newspaper. , Retrieved 8 September 2016
  2. ^ http://www.paklinks.com/gs/showbiz-pakistan/48740-junaid-jamshed-dil-ki-baat.html, Shani Arshad's interview about working with musician Junaid Jamshed on paklinks.com 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.