Music, Poetry, Literature, Culture
Music, Poetry, Literature, Culture

Tina Sani


Tina Sani is a Pakistani female singer renowned for her classical and semi-classical Urdu Ghazals.Early lifeTina Sani was born in Dhaka, at the time East Pakistan. She studied in Dhaka before moving to Karachi, where she earned a diploma in design. She was trained in classical music by Ustad Nizamuddin Khan and then by Ustad Amrohvi. CareerTina Sani began working for an advertising agency in 1977. She was involved in all the creative aspects of advertising business, including listening to and evaluating the music that is an integral part of advertising. Singing careerShe entered the professional world of singing in 1980, when producer Ishrat Ansari introduced her on TV in a youth programme hosted by Alamgir. She was influenced by the great ghazal singers of like Malika Pukhraj, Begum Akhtar, Mukhtar Begum and Farida Khanum but has created her own style of singing. She gained much acclaim in Pakistan by singing the poetry of Faiz Ahmed Faiz including such poems as ‘Bahaar ki ek shaam’ and ‘Bol’ composed by Arshad Mehmood. She renders poetry of contemporary poets with ease and is equally comfortable singing works of Zauq, Ghalib and Mir Taqi Mir; the immortals of Urdu poetry. More recently Tina Sani has sung in recordings with the Coke Studio project.

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