Hadiqa Kiani Says Sufi Music Has Played A Significant Role

Hadiqa Kiani

Hadiqa Kiani is a famous Pakistani singer, songwriter, and humanitarian. She has received a number of local and international awards and also has performed at the most prestigious international places.

She expresses that sufi music has played a consequential part in her success. As she has given several sufi and pop music to the world. She says that she has given a bulk of pop music and Sufi Music but there’s no comparison of Sufi music with other music forms.

Her songs include, Hona tha pyar, Yaad sajan di ayi, Boohay baariyan, Raanjhan, Kamli and Janaan etc.

In 2016, Kiani was given a title as one “Pakistan’s Most Powerful and Influential Women” by the country’s leading news group, a private newspaper.

In 2006, Hadiqa Kiani was awarded several awards like the “NTM Viewer’s choice award” and highest Pakistan civilian award, the Tamgha e Imtiaz, for her contributions to the field of music. In 2010, she was given role in UNDP Goodwill ambassador, making her the first woman in Pakistan to a Goodwill ambassador for the UN.

She gave the official theme song for the Cricket World Cup,1999 as well.

On the 25th Anniversary of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) in Turkey, Hadiqa represented Pakistan. Muslim Countries such as Azerbaijan, U.A.E, Iran, Qatar, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Turkey, Pakistan and Yemen took part in honor and celebrate. The event was organised by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. She performed at the AKM Opera House on 23 November 2005. Among the audience were musicians from various countries. The international audience was surprised to listen when Kiani sang “Sanalama” (Turkish song of Living Legend “Sezen Aksu”). She loves children and support women and fight for women and children rights. She adopted a baby girl and bringing her up as her own child.

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Amna Nazir
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Amna Nazir is a News Editor and PR Manager at Fankar Online.
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