Top 15 Pakistani Singers Who Are Famous in India

Just like our way of life, with regards to music, there’s a great deal in like manner between Pakistan and India. There are a few well known tunes from Hindi motion pictures that have been sung by Pakistani artists and they do have their fans here in India. With some awesome music and incredible lyrics they have made a surprising name in the Indian Film industry and their tunes are simply splendid.

Here in the below list we recollect some of the incredible & best Pakistani artists well known in India for holding or resuscitating the creativeness of the two neighbouring nations.

15. Abida Parveen

abida parveen

Abida Parveen is one of the chief types of Sufi music. She sings predominantly ghazals and her strong point id, Kafis, a solo genre joined by percussion and harmonium, utilizing a collection of melodies by Sufi writers. She was likewise observed as a judge on one of the music reality show.

14. Shafqat Ali Khan

Shafqat Ali Khan

Shafqat Ali was born in Pakistan and this renowned vocalist has made an awesome name in India too. He has a stunning and incredible voice, and large portions of his tunes were utilized as a part of Bollywood music like for instance, Vichodeya ne, was included.

13. Shafqat Amanat Ali


He is gradually yet doubtlessly making his way. Regardless of an easily recognized name in Pakistan because of his ancestry, and additionally his acclaimed band Fuzon, Shafqat still respected the chance to work in Bollywood. He has just done particular work till now, working with Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy on “Mitwa” for “Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna”, and his last melody has been “Dildaara” for another Shah Rukh-starrer, “Ra.One”. He keeps on doing Live shows in India, and like his partner Rahat aki, Shafqat has likewise done a few tunes for Aman Ki Asha.

12. Arif Lohar

Arif Lohar

Arif Lohar is representative of the legacy of customary Punjabi folk music. This Pakistani singer is known for the most part by his tong-like instrument called Chimta, and his intense voice. He likewise attempted his hand at acting, at the same time, came back to his actual passion at 22 years old. He has likewise lent his voice to a few Pakistani movies, including Jugni, the most astounding film of Pakistan in 2012. He is most regularly connected with the melodies, Chambey De Booti and Jugni, particularly in India for his execution of the tunes on the Pakistani Coke Studio. Later, Jugni was additionally highlighted in the Bollywood hit, Cocktail.

11. Adnan Sami

Adnan Sami

Adnan Sami began his musical vocation in India with the collection ‘Kabhi Toh Nazar Milao’ in 2000 with Asha Bhonsle. He was born in Pakistan, and later picked up an Indian citizenship. A couple of his notable melodies are Sun Zara (Lucky), Bhar Do Jholi Meri (Barjangi Bhaijaan), Noor E Khuda (My name is Khan), Meter Down (Taxi no. 9211), Kiss Me Baby (Garam Masala) and so forth. Despite the fact that he struggle in recent times both professionally and personally.

10. Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar

He is a multi-talented individual, a vocalist, lyricist, painter furthermore a film performing artist. Immensely famous abroad and was even voted as the sexiest man by one of the magazines, he acted in a couple Bollywood films also sings his own melodies too.

9. Ghulam Ali

Ghulam Ali


Ghulam Ali is a standout amongst the most recognized Ghazal artists alive who has won the hearts of a many people and has had a gigantic effect by his voice. In course of time, he built up a remarkable style of singing Ghazals by mixing Hindustani established music with it. He is very prevalent in Pakistan and India, and also Nepal, Bangladesh and South Asian Diasporas. A considerable lot of his Ghazals have been utilized as a part of Bollywood melodies, and he routinely has shows in India. He has additionally sung Nepali Ghazals.

8. Atif Aslam

Atif Aslam

Atif Aslam is certainly a standout amongst the most prevalent Pakistani vocalists in Bollywood. In India, UK as well as Dubai youngsters are crazy about him. He began his career as a pop vocalist and bollywood noticed his talent. He has also been seen judging various music reality TV shows.

His popularity in India has not just guaranteed him an undeniable career in India, yet he’ll now be found in Pakistani motion pictures also. Following quite a long while of prominence in Bollywood as a vocalist, he additionally acted in his first film as a performing artist, a Pakistani creation called “Bol”.

7.  Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is a standout amongst the most recognized of Sufi Qawwali artists from Pakistan. He is significantly respected in India for being the Sufi voice in standard Bollywood movies. He sings Ghazals and light music, other than being a specialist in Qawwali. As the nephew of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and the child of Pakistani artist Ustad Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan, he conveys forward the custom of music in his family. Mann Ki Lagan, Jiya Dharak, Naina and O Re Piya or just a couple of his greatly famous Sufi-style melodies in Bollywood movies, which have generally impacted the youthful era to appreciate the conventional structures on music. He has additionally worked in Hollywood.

6. Noor Jehan

noor jehan

Noor Jehan real name Allah Wasai began singing at the period of around 6 years and got classical music training from Ustad Barey Ghulam Ali Khan. She has executed as a play back vocalist in numerous motion pictures, the vast majority of which are still alive in our souls even after such a large number of years.

5. Salamat Ali Khan

Salamat Ali Khan

Ustad Salamat Ali Khan is an individual from a musical family of Pakistan. He has a superb vocation with his sibling, Nazakat Ali, as they together gave the absolute most blending shows in Indian music. He was a type of the Chamchaurasi Gharana that had practical experience in Jugalbandis in Dhrupad style. He is viewed as one of the best vocalists of the twentieth century, for his Khayal singing.

4. Mehdi Hassan Khan

Mehdi Hassan Khan

Mehdi Hassan also known as the King of Ghazal, has a great many fans around the world, and even Lata Mangeshkar is a major fan of his voice and ghazals. Mehdi began his profession at radio Pakistan as a thumri vocalist, but since his advantage’s was in Urdu verse he began concentrating more on Ghazals. His imposing voice resonates in the mind of each Ghazal patron.

3. Amanat Ali Khan

amanat ali khan

Ustad Amanat Ali Khan was a Pakistani established vocalist born to a musical family in Hoshiarpur of Punjab. His quality in Hindustani established music was, actually, unparalleled, and he got to be renowned at an early age with his Mehfil shows.

2. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

He likewise won hearts with his interpretations of customary folk music. He is the most well known names in the most recent couple of years; a few of his melodies have been either remixed or utilized as it is as a part of a few hindi motion pictures. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was the Shahenshah of Qawwali and has performed in a few nations around the globe including India, Japan, England and Dubai. Nusrat additionally educated Rahat Fateh Ali who is right now seeking after his singing vocation in Bollywood.

1. Bade Ghulam Ali Khan


Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali is likely the most conspicuous of established artists. He was belonging equally to entire Pakistan and India, he never believed in the Partition. He lived and performed in Lahore, Bombay, Calcutta and Hyderabad. Yaad Piya Ki Aaye, Ka Karu Sajni, and so forth are tunes sung countless time and transformed into various versions in India.

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