Arooj Aftab

Arooj Aftab becomes the first Pakistani singer to Wins a Grammy for Pakistan

Graduated from of Berklee College of Music, Arooj Aftab loves to sing in Urdu but also has English. Arooj Aftab becomes the first Pakistani singer who wins Grammy Award.

Song Mohabbat’s Poetry is written by by Hafeez Hoshiarpuri and Produced and sung by Arooj Aftab

Pakistan’s Music Industry is grooming and taking achievements with serious note.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s ‘Intoxicated Spirit’ was also nominated for a Grammy award in 1997 for Best Traditional Folk Album. Same year ‘Night Song’ was also nominated for a Grammy for Best World Music Album but was beaten to the award by The Chieftains’ album Santiago.

Another big achieve for Pakistan was, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was the first Pakistani to perform at any Nobel Prize concert, when he was invited to the concert at 2014 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. He performed Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s most memorable qawwali “Tumhe Dillagi” and “Mast Qalandar”, and he also sang “Aao Parhao” there.

Mohabbat By Arooj Abtab

On this achievement, Minister for Information and Broadcasting of that time, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain expressed his jubilation over the nomination of Pakistani singer Arooj Aftab for Grammy Award.

Many TV & Film Celebrities expressed there views on this

Hadiqa Kiani tweeted

In this chaotic world, I’m very happy to wake up to the most beautiful news,

Arooj Aftab has won her first Grammy so proud of you. Keep making us proud you rock star!

Mahira Khan said, So so proud! Shine on you crazy star

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Ambreen Imran
Ambreen Imran
Ambreen Imran is a journalist from Lahore, Pakistan. She writes article in different magazines and Newspapers. She is also writing for Fankar Online.

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