Shazia Manzoor

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Shazia Manzoor
Shazia Manzoor with personal secretary mehwish..jpg
Born Country, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Singer
Years active 1992 - present


Shazia Manzoor (Punjabi, Urdu: شازیه منظور ‎) is a Pakistani singer from Rawalpindi who now resides in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. She is a popular singer in Pakistan and India; and among the Punjabi diaspora. Shazia Manzoor sings mostly Punjabi music. She sang various Punjabi folk songs and Punjabi Sufi poems, and also sings Urdu songs as well. She is popular for her songs like Aaja Soniya, Mahi Aavega, Maye Ni Kinnu Akhan, Chann Mere Makkhna and Dhol Mahia, etc. She has also performed at some charity concerts. Shazia was introduced in 1992 by Umar Shareef as she stated in her interview during Noor Jehan tribute with Zille Huma. [1][2]

Selected albums[edit]

  • Raatan Kaaliyan (June 1998)
  • Aarfana Kalaam (August 1999)
  • Chan mere Makhna (December 2001)
  • Hai Dil Jani (September 2003)
  • Ishq Sohna (August 2009)
  • Tu Badal Gaya (March 2010)
  • Jatt London (February 2011)
  • Balle Balle (May 2011)
  • Sahib teri bandi haan (February 2012)
  • Dhokebaaz (Chip Shop) (November 2012)
  • Aish Karo (April 2015)

Her performance in Coke Studio Season 8, Episode 6 has received critical acclaim for the Awadhi wedding song "Hare Hare Bans" along with Ustad Rizwan and Ustad Muazzam.[3]

Duo collaboration[edit]

  • 1999: Dark And Dangerous (With Bally Jagpal)
  • 2001: Untruly Yours (With Bally Jagpal)
  • 2001: Vix It Up (With DJ Vix)
  • 2002: Dark And Direct (With Bally Jagpal)
  • 2005: Groundshaker (With Aman Hayer)
  • 2009: Collaborations 2 (With Sukshinder Shinda)
  • 2014: 12B (With Bally Jagpal)
  • 2014: Collaborations 3 (With Sukshinder Shinda)

Playback singer for films[edit]

Shazia Manzoor has also done film playback singing for many films including film Ishq Khuda (2013). Her singing in this commercially successful film was widely praised by the public.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://tribune.com.pk/story/65929/shazia-manzoor-applies-her-talents-to-charity/, Shazia Manzoor performs at a charity cocert on The Express Tribune newspaper, Published 22 Oct 2010, Retrieved 17 May 2016
  2. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01109zq/p0113pf2, Shazia Manzoor on BBC News website, Retrieved 17 May 2016
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnlLZ5Tz6Fw, Shazia Manzoor sings for Coke Studio on YouTube, Retrieved 17 May 2016
  4. ^ http://www.dawn.com/news/1035785, Shazia Manzoor sings for film Ishq Khuda (2013) on Dawn newspaper, Published 14 Aug 2013, Retrieved 17 May 2016

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