Hadiqa Kiani is a Pakistani female singer, philanthropist, and songwriter. Hadiqa was born in Rawalpindi (city of province Punjab, Pakistan) as the youngest of 3 siblings, her older sister Sasha and brother Irfan Kiani. Her father pass away when she was 3 years old. Her mother, poet Khawar Kiani, was the headmaster of a govt girls’ school. Seeing her musical skills, Khawar enrolled Kiani in the Pakistan National Council of the Arts. She received the early education in music from Madam Nargis Naheed.
She has received many international and local awards and also has performed at the most reputable venues in the world, including The Kennedy Center and Royal Albert Hall.
Kiani received the highest Pakistan civilian award in 2006, the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, for her contributions to the field of Pakistan music. She was appointed as a United Nations Development Programme Goodwill ambassador in 2010, making her the first woman in Pakistan to a Goodwill ambassador to the (UN) United Nations.
Hadiqa signed a string of Pakistani films in 1995 as a playback singer, especially Adnan Sami Khan film Sargam (1995). Sargam went on to win many awards for Kiani, including that of “Best Female Playback Singer” at the highly regarded Nigar Awards. Since Sargam however, Hadiqa has been mostly away from playback singing in Pakistan. The exception came in 2011 when she became one of the main playback singers for Shoaib Mansoor’s film Bol Pakistani film. The film featured 4 of Kiani’s songs, two of which were teamwork with Atif Aslam. The soundtrack of the film saw positive reviews and received 4 Lux Style Awards nominations for Hadiqa Kiani and Atif Aslam.
Hadiqa Kiani in Pakistan Idol
Pakistan Idol is a reality singing competition of Pakistan that is part of the Idols franchise created by Simon Fuller and owned by FremantleMedia and 19 Entertainment. It was developed for the entertainment market of Pakistan by Geo TV. The show brought together Ali Azmat, Bushra Ansari, and Hadiqa Kiani. The first season of the show was massively controversial but proved to be the most watched entertainment show in the history of Pakistan.
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