Faakhir Mehmood

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Date of Birth April 20, 1973
Place of Birth Pakistan
Age 47 years old
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Faakhir Mehmood

Faakhir Mehmood is a Pakistani singer and composer. He started out his career in a Pakistani musical group called Awaz. However, due to conflicts of interest, the band split and they all went to become solo artists. The band Awaz also consisted of well known musician Haroon.

Native name: فاخر محمود
Birth name: Faakhir Mehmood
Also known as: Faakhir
Born: April 20, 1973
Origin: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Genres: Pop
Occupation(s): Singer, musician, music composer
Instruments: Vocals, keyboard
Years active: 1992–present
Associated acts: Awaz

About Faakhir Mehmood

Award winning Pakistani pop singer, and member of the ground breaking Pakistani pop group Awaz, who revolutionized the pop scene in 1990's Pakistan. They are known for their blend of western pop with traditional middle eastern sounds in songs like "Mein Bhi Pakistan" and "Jaanay Kaun Thi Haseena."

Before Fame

He attended the University of Engineering and Technology where he met Awaz front man Aaron Haroon Rashid and the band was formed.

Achievement

As a solo artist, he won several awards, including the Sahara Sangeet Award for Best Singer and Best Song (Mahi Ve) with his 2005 effort Mantra.

Family Life

He and his wife Mehreen Faakhir opened up a high end fashion retail store, New York Avenue, at the Forum Mall in Karachi, Pakistan.

Associations

Though he continues to perform as a solo artist, his career began as a member of Awaz along with Haroon.

Information related to Faakhir Mehmood

  • Awaz - Awaz was a Pakistani pop band that formed in Karachi, Sindh, in 1992. The group was formed by Haroon Rashid, lead vocalist, who was soon joined by keyboardist Faakhir Mehmood and lead guitarist Asad Ahmed.
  • Haroon (singer) - Haroon Rashid is a Pakistani singer-songwriter, music producer, composer, director and social activist. Formerly a member of the pop band Awaz in the 1990s, Haroon has sold millions of singles and albums worldwide and has performed at large venues such as the Wembley Arena.
  • University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore alumni
  • Pakistani pop singers
  • Pakistani rock keyboardists
  • Awaz members
  • Recipients of the Pride of Performance
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Latest information about Faakhir Mehmood updated on February 27, 2021.

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