Uzair Jaswal

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Uzair Jaswal
Uzair Jaswal.jpg
Uzair in 2013
Born Uzair Jaswal
(1990-11-22) 22 November 1990 (age 27)
Oregon, United States
Residence Islamabad, Pakistan[1]
Occupation
  • Singer-Songwriter
  • Model
  • Theatre, Film & Drama Actor
Years active 2009–present
Relatives
Musical career
Genres Pop
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
Years active 2009–present

Uzair Jaswal is a Pakistani singer-songwriter and actor.[2]

Career[edit]

Starting his career at the age of 14, Uzair carved a niche for himself in the Pakistani music industry in a very short span of time. At 16, he wrote his first song and was the lead singer of a band called Scar which performed alternative-rock covers.[3] Some of his popular singles include "Tere Bin", "Jaanvey", "Meree Rooh", "Bolay" and "Yaheen". His tracks "Nindiya Ke Paar" and "Bolay" were featured in the 5th season of Coke Studio.[4] At 21, he was the youngest performer of Coke Studio Pakistan in its first 7 seasons.[5][6]

Expanding his talents further, Uzair branched out into acting.He has worked in three Pakistani films, namely, Gol Chakkar,[7][8] Slackistan[9] and Jalaibee.[10] He debuted on Pakistani TV with the drama series Moray Saiyaan on ARY Digital in 2016.[11]

He released his debut album titled "Na Bhulana" in the end of 2016, after a decade of making music.The album contains 11 individual tracks and is titled on the hit song "Na Bhulana" which was also the title track of his drama Moray Saiyaan.[12][13] He won the award for the "Album of The Year" at the 16th Lux Style Awards for "Na Bhulana".[14][15] His drama Shayad is currently airing on Geo Entertainment where he is performing impressively.[16][17]

Entry in Bollywood[edit]

Jaswal made his playback singing debut in the Bollywood film Ek Paheli Leela in 2015. He sang the song titled "Tere Bin Nahi Laage", which was a recreated version of his earlier hit, "Tere Bin". The song was recreated by Amaal Mallik with a few lyrics added by Kumaar for the film.[18][19] "Tere Bin" won The Gold Disc Award at the Radio Mirchi Awards in India.[20]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Song(s) Notes
"Tere Bin"
"Jaanvey"
"Nindiya Ke Paar"
"Meree Rooh"
"Maa"
"Bechara Dil"
"Nindiya Ke Paar" Coke Studio Pakistan
"Bolay"
"Yaheen"
"Meree Rooh Unplugged" Live
"So Ja"
"Jhootay Pal"
"Sajna"
"Na Bhulana"
"Khazana"
"Soneya"

Bollywood[edit]

Year Song Film Notes
2015 "Tere Bin Nahi Laage" Ek Paheli Leela Debut
2016 "Tere Bin Nahi Laage"
"Bechara Dil"
Isteqamat Also composer
2017 "Jaanvey"
"Sajna"
Shaan-e-Ishq

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2010 Slackistan Himself Debut
2012 Gol Chakkar
2015 Jalaibee Jimmy
2016 Oye Kuch Kar Guzar Jango

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