|Also known as||Aatif, Aadee|
|Born||Wazir abad, Pakistan
12 March 1983 (age 29)
|Associated acts||Strings, Jal, Hadiqa Kiani, Shreya Ghoshal, Alka Yagnik, Sachin Gupta, Pritam, Alisha Chinoy, Sunidhi Chauhan|
Solo career (2004 onwards)After leaving Pakistani pop band Jal, Atif released his first solo album, Jal Pari, on 19 July 2004, under Sound Master and IC records. He work has gradually also become became popular in India. His is second album, Doorie, was released on 22 December 2006.
His first major concert was at Al Hamra Hall, Mall Road Lahore where he performed during the break of a stage drama Moulin Rouge. On 14 April 2007, Atif headlined in the Flex FX Dhamaka alongside Jay Sean at Royal Albert Hall. His first international concert was at W. StarDreamz Entertainment Group during his tour of USA and Canada with RDB and Annie. He recently performed in London's O2 Arena on 22nd April 2012 at the Flex FX Production's Dhamaka Bollywood Concert with Naz Choudhury and his Bolly Flex team to promote love, peace & unity among India and Pakistan becoming first Pakistani pop singer to perform on The O2 Arena stage.
Atif also mentioned in a press conference held in Karachi that he will be working on an international project titled The Dreamer Awakes, alongside members of American rock band Guns N' Roses.
There were rumors circulating online that his new album was titled Shabnam. This was denied by Atif. “Right now, my entire focus is on this project (The Dreamer Awakes). I may be singing with Chris Martin or John Mayer… we’re trying to bring a lot of people together.” He has been greatly influenced by the singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Kishore Kumar and K.K.
Sarmad Ghafoor, a guitarist and producer for Qayaas contacted Atif Aslam to collaborate with them for the Fifth Season of Coke Studio (Pakistan). Atif Aslam in collaboration with Qayaas performed a revived rendition of "Charkha Nolakha" by Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. The song and that entire episode received positive reviews from critics not only in Pakistan but also across the border in India.
BollywoodAtif has sung frequently for Bollywood films. His voice as a playback singer can be heard in Indian films such as "Pehli Nazar Mein", Race, "Tere Bin", Bas Ek Pal, "Bakhuda Tumhi Ho" in Kismat Konnection, "Tera Hone Laga Hoon" and "Tu Jaane Na" in Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, "Aa Bhi Ja Sanam", "O Mere Khuda", "Tere Liye" and "Kaun Hoon Main" in the film Prince. He sang two songs "Piya O Re Piya" and "Tu Mohabbat Hai" in Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya.
HollywoodAtif has three songs featured in Hollywood movies as well.
Acting careerAtif made his acting debut in a Pakistani movie named Bol, 2011. He also made a special appearance in the film Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya's song Tu Mohabbat Hai.
|4||Ab Khud Kuch Karna Paray Ga||Strings|
|5||Haath Uthao (For Flood Victims)||None|
|8||Aas Paas||Hadiqa Kiani|
|9||Ankhiyan Noo Rayen De||None|
|10||Juro Gey to Jano Gey||None|
|Woh Lamhe (Remix)|
|2006||Tere Bin||Bas Ek Pal|
|2008||Pehli Nazar Mein||Race|
|Bakhuda Tumhi Ho||Kismat Konnection||Alka Yagnik|
|Bakhuda Tumhi Ho (Remix)|
|2009||Tera Hone Laga Hoon||Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani||Alisha Chinoy|
|Tera Hone Laga Hoon (Remix)|
|Tu Jaane Na|
|Tu Jaane Na (Remix)|
|2010||O Mere Khuda||Prince||Garima Jhingoon|
|Tere Liye||Shreya Ghoshal|
|Tere Liye (Remix)|
|Kaun Hoon Main|
|Aa Bhi Ja Sanam|
|Prince Theme (Mega Mix)||Shreya Ghoshal, Alisha Chinoy, Garima Jhingoon, Monali Thakur|
|Rona Chaditta (Mahi Mahi)||Mel Karade Rabba|
|2011||Hona Tha Pyaar||Bol||Lollywood||Hadiqa Kiani|
|Aaj Bol Do|
|Le Ja Tu Mujhe||F.A.L.T.U||Bollywood|
|2012||Piya O Re Piya||Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya||Shreya Ghoshal|
|Tu Mohabbat Hai||Monali Thakur, Priya Panchal|
Coke StudioIn 2009, Atif Aslam sang five songs for Pakistani music show called Coke Studio.
|2||Kinara||Riaz Ali Khan|
|3||Wasta E Pyaar Da||None|
|5||Humein Kya Hua|
|2012||1||Charakha no Lakha||None|
|2005||Indus Music Awards||Best Lyrics Aadat||Won|
|Indus Music Awards||Best Song Aadat||Won|
|Indus Music Awards||Best Composition Aadat||Won|
|Sahara Sangeet Awards||Best Playback Singer||Won|
|Sahara Sangeet Awards||Best Debut Singer||Won|
|2006||The Musik Awards||Most Wanted Male||Nominated|
|Lux Style Awards||Best Album Doorie||Won|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Playback Singer (Male) Woh Lamhe - Zeher||Nominated|
|2007||Lycra MTV Style Awards||Most Stylish Person in Music||Won|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Playback Singer (Male) Tere Bin - Bas Ek Pal||Nominated|
|2008||Lux Style Awards||Most Well Dressed Celebrity - Police Dress||Won|
|The Musik Awards||Most Wanted Male||Won|
|Government of Pakistan||Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Distinction)||Awarded|
|2009||International Indian Film Academy Awards||Best Playback Singer (Male) Pehli Nazar Mein - Race||Nominated|
|Star Screen Awards||Best Playback Singer (Male) Pehli Nazar Main - Race||Nominated|
|2010||Filmfare Awards||Best Playback Singer – Tu Jaane Na|
- "Music knows no boundaries: Atif Aslam". hindustantimes.com. February 12, 2010. Retrieved 23 september 2011.
- "So you think you can act?". tribune.com.pk. May 17, 2010. Retrieved 23 september 2011.
- "Dhamaka Bollywood Concert". Retrieved 10 March 2012.
- "Atif Aslam Dhamaka London concert". Retrieved 07 May 2012.
- "Atif Aslam Rocked the O2!". Retrieved 08 May 2012.
- Imtiaz, Saba. "I may sing with Chris Martin or John Mayer: Atif Aslam – The Express Tribune". Tribune.com.pk. Retrieved 2011-09-22.
- "Rumours add to your life: Atif". timesofindia. August 21, 2010. Retrieved 23 September 2011.
- "Official website of Atif Aslam". Retrieved 2010-11-04.