Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali based in Lahore, Pakistan, on May 28, 1992 (at the age of 29 as of the year 2022). He is a Gemini, which is his zodiac sign. Zain attended the Shaheen Cambridge School in Karachi, Pakistan, for his formal education. Soon after, he completed his education at Punjab College in Muslim Town, Lahore, and received his diploma.
Grandsons of Sufi music and qawwali legend Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Zain and Zohaib Khan have played with their grandfather.
When Zain Ali, a tabla musician and singer from Pakistan, appeared on the Coke Studio live music TV show in Pakistan in 2022, they became a household name in the country.
Early Life and Family of Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali Qawwal
Both Zain Ali and Zohaib come from a lineage of qawwals. For the last one hundred years, his ancestors have been singing qawwali. Ustad Haji Rehmat Ali, the grandfather of Zain Ali, was a violinist who shared the stage with the great Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
The late Zain Ali’s father, Zakir Naeem Abbas Naeem (April 06, 1963 – June 19, 2013), worked for the government and was also profoundly spiritually involved in music.
Zain and Zohaib consider their father, who became a Zakir, to be a religious inspiration because of the poetry and music he created. Zohaib Ali, Zain’s younger brother, is also a singer. Zain and Zohaib have been singing qawwali together for quite some time. There are ten people in their qawwali band.
Career of Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali Qawwal
Zain Ali and his brother Zohaib Ali began making music using household items as early as the age of four. Zain started playing the tabla at the age of nine and began taking lessons when he was twelve. Zain’s uncle on his mother’s side is also a singer, songwriter, and music director; he owes much of his early success in the music industry to him.
Zain Ali, Zohaib Ali, and Zaryab Sultan sang “Gorakh Dhanda” together in 2016 for Season 5 of Nescafe Basement. He dedicated the song, Gorakh Dhanda, to his late grandpa. Zain and his brother Zohaib Ali performed their original music, Haiderium, a qawwali for the ages, during the fifth season of Nescafé Basement Live.
Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali Debut in Coke Studio
In 2022, Zain Ali, together with his younger brother Zohaib Ali, performed as Zain Zohaib Qawwals in Coke Studio Season 14.
- Thagyan – Episode 11, S14 with famous singer Qurat Ul Ain Balouch aka QB
Popular Performances of Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali
Zain Ali and his brother Zohaib Ali performed concerts in Dubai, South Africa, Gujrat, and Moga, Punjab, between 2016 and 2021.
Facts about Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali
- When asked about his early life, Zain Ali said that he was exposed to qawwali music at the tender age of two. Zain and Zohaib used to accompany their grandpa to the qawwali performances.
- Zain Ali said in an interview that he once played the tabla at his Brother Zohaib Ali’s birthday celebration in front of a number of famous musicians from his grandfather’s period.
- Zain claims that he avoided music for some time after his father’s death due to the sudden shock he felt but that he eventually returned to it with his mother’s encouragement.
- In an interview, Zain claimed that one of his classmates, who was the singer of the song, Gorakh Dhanda, assisted him in getting into Nescafe basement season 5.
- In interviews, Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali credited venues like Nescafe Basement and Coke Studio for helping them get recognized.
- Zain Ali’s father encouraged Zain not to pursue a profession in music, yet once Zain’s father visited Zain’s concert. After witnessing his performance, he allowed him to continue his career in music.
- Their grandpa is a role model for both Zain and Zohaib Ali.
Best songs of Zain Ali and Zohaib Ali
- Do Jag Ke Waali
- Ranjheya Ve
- Mera Ishq Karbala Hai
- Zindagi Hussain Hai
- Nigah E Karam
- Khazan E Rehmat
- Mushkil Kusha
- Laal Qalandar
- Naara E Haideri
- Noor E Khuda (Live Version)
- Rehmat E Do Jahaan
- Mushkil Kusha
- Ishq Hularey
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