Jawad Ahmad is a famous singer, Musician, Composer, and Film Director from Pakistan. In addition to all of this, he is also active in politics. Since 2000, Jawad has been actively involved in the music industry, to which he continues to contribute.
The song “Allah Meray Dil kay Andar” by Jawad gained him widespread acclaim in Pakistan for its message of God’s transcending existence and the possibility of finding personal fulfillment. His lyrical portrayal of his Sufi leanings echoes the work of Ghalib and Faiz, both of whom wrote about the importance of breaking down barriers to God-relationship formation and human-group categorization along similar lines.
He has released numerous CDs, and after the devastating earthquake in Pakistan, he performed at numerous benefit concerts to collect money for relief efforts and the reconstruction of his home country. Many of his performances have taken place at APPNA.
Early Life of Jawad Ahmad
Jawad Ahmad was born on September 29th, 1970. Both of Jawad’s parents have academic positions in the field of politics. Prof. Anees Tauqeer was his mother’s academic title, while Prof. Tauqeer Ahmad is his father’s (late). He did his O level from Cathedral School, Lahore. It was in Lahore, Pakistan, at the University of Engineering and Technology, that Jawad Ahmad honed his mechanical engineering chops.
After graduating, he explored pursuing music as a vocation seriously. He attributes this to his involvement in numerous societies, including the music and literary community at UET, Lahore. He composes and writes much of his music.
He states he is a significant fan of vocalists like Ustad Amanat Ali Khan, Mehdi Hassan, Ustad Salamat Ali Khan, Tufail Niazi, Pathanay Khan, Hamid Ali Bela, Noor Jehan, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mohammad Rafi, and Mohammad Rafi.
Jawad Ahmad’s Career as a Singer and Composer
Jawad writes and composes his songs without training. He started his career in Jupiters, a famous band. This band pioneered Pakistani mainstream music. This band included singer Ali Azmat. After the band dissolved in 1990, Jawad went solo. During his time as a recording artist, he released four albums.
He became widely known for his role as music director in the film “Moosa Khan.” Shaan helmed and produced the movie. When Jawad first performed for the world, he sang a Sufi song called “Allah Mere Dil Ke Andar,” which offered listeners a path back to their lost sense of inner contentment and calm. The song’s lyrics reflect his interest in Tasawwuf or Sufism and contain echoes of Faiz, Galib, and Iqbal, who advocated for breaking down the barriers that prevent Allah from uniting people of all classes and races.
In addition, he wrote “Mehndi Ke Ye Raat,” the theme song for the classic play Mehndi. He not only wrote the tune but also performed it. This song won rave reviews from listeners because of its skillful way of using a folk rhythm to convey the singer’s feelings.
For “Uchiyan Majajan Wali,” he decided to stick with tried-and-true methods, disappointing many listeners. He pandered to the masses was one of the charges against him. More importantly, though, Jawad had already established his gullibility.
Jawad Ahmad’s Career as a Host
He presented TV shows and sang for our Pakistani forces at the border. In 2002, he released a documentary series titled “Har Dam Tayar,” which included topics such as:
- For Pakistan Army: Sons of The Soil
- For Pakistan Navy: Power of the Sea
- For Pakistan Air Force: Flying Tigers
Bollywood Debut of Jawad Ahmad
The Indian film Wo Lamhay featured his song “Bin Teray Kia Hai Jena.”
Awareness Programs by Jawad Ahmad
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) named him ambassador to Pakistan for the elimination of polio. The British Council appointed him to work beyond the initiative’s scope to warn people about the risks of drug abuse. He has used his musical abilities to create a song about the societal effects of drug usage, titled “Tom Carr Abhi AA,” accompanied by a video camera. Realism about life would be provided to encourage people to meet their goals.
He’s also been dabbling in the realm of anti-illiteracy initiatives. In addition, he is in charge of eleven schools in Pakistan’s poorest and most remote regions through the TAALEEM FOR ALL TRUST (Education for All).
Awards of Jawad Ahmad
- In 2007, Jawad Ahmad won the Indus Music Best Bhangra Song Award.
- Jawad Ahmad received the Sitara-e-Esar from President General Pervez Musharraf in 2006 for his efforts to help earthquake victims recover.
- The Government of Pakistan bestowed the Tamgha-i-Imtiaz in 2006 to Jawad Ahmad in recognition of his outstanding community service and significant contributions to the world of music.
- In honor of Jawad Ahmad’s outstanding work as an Ambassador for Polio Eradication on behalf of the Ministry of Health and UNICEF, President General Pervaz Mushraf presented him with the Polio Award in 2006.
- Lux Style Award for Best Singer in 2003.
Best Songs of Jawad Ahmad
- Aasma se uncha – 2006
- Mehndi – 2003
- Aa Jaa Hunn Dholna – 2001
- Banto Di Jaan Haan Main – 2001
- Ucchayan Majajan Wali – 2001
- Dosti – 2000
- Allah Meray Dil Kay Ander – 2000
- Bin Tere Kya Hai Jeena – 2000
- Tu Hi Dildar Hai – 2000
- Aao darti ko rang de – 2004
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