Kaifi Khalil is a well-known Pakistani-Balochi singer and composer who is recognized for putting a contemporary spin on traditional Balochi music through a fusion of traditional and modern music.
Early Life of Kaifi Khalil
Kaifi Khalil was born in Karachi, Pakistan, on September 2, 1996. He hails from the South Asian nation of Pakistan. Kaifi Khalil’s a Virgo, according to horoscopes.
He is a native of Lyari, an urban slum in Karachi that is well-known for its high crime rates, gang activity, and drug use. Having been born to a musician, Kaifi has always deeply appreciated the art form. Because she came from a poor home, Kaifi never got to go to school.
Kaifi’s father, Rajab Ali Surizehi, was a musician who played the guitar and the traditional Baloch instrument known as the banjo. In addition to that, his father manufactured banjos. After his father passed away, Kaifi had difficulty making ends meet and worked various jobs. After putting his savings aside, he indulged his interest in music by purchasing an old guitar. After that, he taught himself how to play the guitar by looking at instructional videos on YouTube.
Kaifi Khalil’s Career
As a child, Kaifi was already interested in music due to the influence of his musician father. Kaifi did not receive formal education because he was raised in a low-income family. A mutual acquaintance connected him to the performing arts academy known as MAD School, which is located in Karachi. After that, Kaifi completed his formal music education at MAD School, which was provided to him at no cost. While there, he worked with a large number of well-known artists under the direction of MAD School’s artistic directors, Nida Butt and Hamza Jafri.
In July 2015, he launched a YouTube channel with his name as the title. His debut video, an acoustic rendition of the Balochi classic “Mani Tawe Dost,” was posted on YouTube in November 2016. After that, he uploaded renditions of a plethora of Balochi and Urdu songs.
“I AM KARACHI,” a non-profit organization in Karachi whose mission is to promote social and cultural activities in Pakistan, was instrumental in launching his career. Kaifi was given several opportunities to showcase his talents due to “I AM KARACHI.” He also won the “I AM KARACHI HOPE AWARD” in 2016. He also performed at the music festival “I AM KARACHI.”
Under his own record label, he dropped the single “Chammani Ars” that same year (2017). He made an appearance on “The Chiragh Baloch Program” (a Pakistani talk show) in 2019. His song “Bya K Bacheke Abdaale,” released in 2020, has been seen over a million times since then.
His mother is the inspiration for the song “Tauba Tauba,” released in 2020, written and composed by his father as a gift for his mother.
Coke Studio Debut of Kaifi Khalil
Kaifi Khalil became famous in 2022 after answering a casting call from Coke Studio Season 14 producer Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan. Kaifi Khalil sang vocals for the track “Kana Yaari” in Coke Studio Season 14 alongside Pakistani rapper Eva B and Tambura player Abdul Wahab Bugti. Kaifi Khalil wrote and composed the song, and Eva B contributed a rap. In just three days after its debut, Kaifi Khalil’s ‘Kana Yaari’ had amassed over 3 million views, making him a viral phenomenon on the video-sharing platform.
OST Hits of Kaifi Khalil
The music industry has been rocked by his song “Kahani Suno 2.0.” Kaifi Khalil’s Kahani Suno 2.0 music video has reportedly climbed to the top of YouTube’s global music video list.
The performer boasted about his success and shared an Instagram Story including a clip from the song video captioning, “Buhat shukariya es kahani ko zubani karne ka liye buhat payaar or buhat saari duaen ap sab ka liye.” The drama series ” Mujhy Pyaar Hua Tha” airing on ARY Digital has this song as its OST.
Awards of Kaifi Khalil
- I AM KARACHI HOPE AWARD – 2016
Best Songs of Kaifi Khalil
- Mast – 2022
- Kana Yaari – 2022
- Kahani Suno 2.0 – 2022
- Baali Guraab – 2021
- Kadi Kaye – 2021
- Afsos – 2021
- Purr Ka’n de Glass A – 2020
- Beqaraar – 2020
- Jaldi Biya Mani Jaani – 2019
- Chincho Sharab – 2019
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