Introduction – Ali Noor
Pakistan’s music industry is blessed with a number of talented individuals. One of these God-gifted persons is Ali Noor, born on 23rd September in the city of Lahore. He is a person that every music lover in Pakistan adores. The founder, lead artist and one major part of Pakistan’s spearheading pop-rock team, Noori, Ali Noor scarcely needs an introduction. In 2002, when Noori discharged its first studio collection Suno Ke Mein Hoon Jawaan, nobody knew this youthful performer from Lahore would take over the world of music with his profound voice, melodic virtuoso and obviously, rock star looks. He sang about flexibility, love, life and every one of its battles for the adolescent of the country and enamoured the hearts of not simply ladies but rather men across the globe and over Pakistan as well. Regardless of whether heard on the radio or performing live, Ali’s voice quite often figures out how to do magic on his fans and now, 11 years and three studio collections later, he is as yet working his enchantment. Our occupant rockstar and his band venture to the far corners of the planet, performing for their global fan base and advancing the Pakistani music industry. With respect to us, we may not go to every one of his shows but rather it is alright, in as much as we can devour our eyes on his fun mentality, faultless guitar aptitudes and long gleaming hair that just asks to be crumpled.
Apart from having a gifted voice and passion for music, the enthusiasm for music runs in the blood of the Noori clan. Ali Noor’s mother Madam Noor Zehra Kazim is a world-famous musician. She creates magic while playing the instrument Sagar Veena which adds cadence to the ears of the listeners. The instrument was invented by her father, a lawyer by profession and an activist and a philosopher, Raza Kazim. The father-daughter together founded and run the famous Sanjan Nagar Institute. she has many national and international performances to her credit. Apart from that, she performed at the Coke Studio season 3 and season 9. Ali Noor’s father Ali Kazim is also a singer. Needless to say, there was strong family support for Noori brothers to join the music industry. Or to put it in a more accurate way, it was rather impossible for them not to pursue music as a career.
As the founder of the band Noori, the singer accomplished a lot of his aims. The band is known for being one of the pioneers of the Pakistani shake music scene. Albeit, at first the band, shaped by the two siblings, Ali Noor and Ali Hamza, Hamza left the band to continue his graduation at Lahore University of Management Sciences. In any case, Ali Noor and Muhammad Ali Jafri kept playing for the band and enlisted drummer Salman Ahmed, who soon left and was supplanted by FarhadHumayun. The band then continued discharging a few singles which included, “Jana thaHumne” and “Tum Hans Diyay” after which Humayun additionally withdrew. The band enlisted Louis J. Pinto (otherwise known as Gumby) on drums and Murtaza Jaffar on guitars. Before long a while later, the band began to deal with their presentation collection Suno Ke Main Hun Jawan (2003) yet before the arrival of the collection Ali Hamza joined the band by and by on vocals and guitars set up of Jaffar who left the band.
Following two years, the band continued recording and discharging their the widely praised second collection Peeli Patti Aur Raja Jani Ki Gol Dunya (2005), after which bassist, Ali Jafri left the band and began his own particular business. In 2006, drummer Louis J. Pinto (Gumby), likewise left the band, as he was caught up with doing side tasks with different groups as a session player, aside from the kindred spirits, Ali Noor and Ali Hamza. Following a 2-year break, the couple made their rebound into the music scene in 2008 by discharging their first since forever tune stated “Do Dil”. In 2009, the band was included at the second season of the melodic network show Coke Studio, additionally performing in the following season the next year. The band then began chipping away at the arrival of their third studio collection.
Their latest album was launched in 2015, titled as “Begum Gul Bakaoli Sarfarosh”. Like all their previous albums, this album also has a whole set of though-provoking concept behind the songs. The concept revolves around a woman whose dreams and hopes of living in a safe, just and Islamic homeland shattered post-independence. The album is aimed like most of the previous albums to awaken the youth to take the responsibility to make this country a better place to live in.
Apart from this, the band has also directed music for Coke Studio 9. They have some very famous songs to their name sung by Ali Noor and Ali Hamza themselves. Moreover, they have given music for songs sung by various other artists including Qurat-ul-Ain Baloch and Zeb Bangash. Noori also performed under the banner of Cornetto Pop Rock. The band had three concerts held in the big cities of the country, namely Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. They also sang a song with Qurat-ul-Ain Baloch featured by Cornetto Pop Rock which did quite well on the charts.
Those who follow Ali Noor know his initial hits like Manwa Re, Gaana no.1 and Hum Bhoolay, he is to some degree a local legend. Because of the endeavours of Noori, the Pakistani music scene was restored and individuals started rushing to shows to experience its enchantment firsthand. Be that as it may, the best part about Ali is that he keeps his band as present today as it was toward the start, with normal shows and meetings, and so on.
Ali Noor will make his singing introduction over the outskirt, warbling a solitary for the up and coming Bollywood generation Dear Dad. The tune titled Girha is set to discharge on April 18 while the Tanu Bhramar directorial film will discharge on May 6.
“This is the first occasion when I’ve sung a melody I haven’t made. It was intriguing and extreme since I normally extemporize however this time I needed to tail another person and do retakes. They would state sur mein gayen and I’d say murmur tuner lagatay hain and they’d say murmur nai lagatay, we sing it precisely” Noor clowned. “They work with top of the line innovation,” he included.
Conversing with media in 2012, Ali Noor had said “The way that Bollywood is so top of the line and there is no space for oversights struck me hard. Honestly, I don’t think I am prepared for that correct at this point.” When asked whether he feels prepared now, he stated, “That is completely valid. This is the first occasion when I feel prepared in light of the fact that music is my sort and the film itself is not a standard generation. It is a part of another organization of movies India is investigating and I lean toward those.”
Noori working together with Indian band for up-coming single “Yaarian” It is intriguing to note that they recorded the melody over a night-long Skype session while Raghav and Arjun were in Mumbai and Noor in Lahore. While addressing the media, Arjun, one part of the team stated, “It was a splendid session and we know Noor gave it his complete self.” Both Raghav and Arjun, who are additionally the music executives for the film, concurred that Noor was the correct decision for the melody.
“When we recorded the melody for the film we needed something crisp and non-business, a voice that was crude, natural and included its very own character to the tune. We were taking a gander at voices in India and we had alternatives yet nothing fit. At that point we recollected Noori’s Saari Raat Jaaga which is our top pick,” Raghav said. Arjun included, “Fox Travelers India had accomplished something with Noori so we got his number from that point, and after that everything became alright!”
Apart from this, it was due to the band’s efforts that the famous Bollywood singer, Shilpa Rao became part of Coke Studio. It was the first time ever in Coke Studio that a Bollywood singer took part in the music show. She sang the song Paar Channa De with the Noori brothers. The song relays the romantic tragedy of Sohni Mahiwal, a story which has been told over and again since the time of the united subcontinent. Shilpa Rao met the Noori brothers in Delhi at a jamming session held at the residence of Subair Malik. Ali Noor said to Shilpa Rao that she would be coming to Pakistan after he heard her sing an Awadhi folk song featured in the 8th Coke Studio season, sung by Humera Channa and Javed Bashir. Shilpa Rao recalls her time in Pakistan as a beautiful experience where for even once she did not feel she was in some other country. She also met with the students at Ali Noor’s family musical institute in Lahore.
Talking about his past melodies, Noor stated, “When we put out our very own tune the intrigue is distinctive in light of the fact that it’s my imaginative trip. The way that I finished the tune is the greatest fulfilment and whether individuals like my melodies or not is unessential to me.” However, this time around, he is holding up anxiously to hear what individuals need to say in regards to his introduction in Bollywood. “I’ve never done anything like this so I don’t feel like I’ve finished anything. It’s about another person’s work being finished and my foresight identified with it.”
On another note, Noori is taking a shot at two tunes of their own privilege now– one is called Yeh Zindagi and the other is with Ali Azmat. At the point when gotten some information about subtle elements, he joked, “I haven’t made it yet, give me an hour I’ll make it and let you know.” He is currently working on projects that the whole nation is looking forward to. The people of Pakistan especially loves his voice and wants him to sing more and more.
Ali Noor got married to a beautiful actress Mandana Zaidi and also has a sweet lovely daughter named Sanjana. He is totally a family man and is very much close to his daughter. He is a wonderful person with a fun-loving character and a personality that never fails to impress anyone. He is very much loved by his fans and he is a huge inspiration for the young generation of Pakistan. He kept the pop world alive with his endless endeavours. Recently his concerts have been very much successful.
Regardless of universal fame and enormous achievement, Ali stays unassuming as ever with an awesome comical inclination. He is known over the Pakistani media for his witty jokes and as an inside and out family man, challenging the generalization of the agitated rockstar consistently. He gets motivation from his granddad and leads a basic and calm life when he is not working.
Ali has conceded that on the off chance that he wasn’t a piece of Noori, he might want to fill in as a legal advisor. Lateness is completely excruciating to Ali; he despises it when individuals arrive late and ensure he achieves his own goals well ahead of time. Ali’s most loved occasion spot is our own one of a kind Abbottabad and he tries to press in a visit at whatever point he can.
His passion for Pakistan has gotten him to this stage where he can represent his country wherever he wants. He is a self-righteous person with great moral values. Not only as a singer, as a husband, or as a father but he is, all in all,wordswords a perfect guy. Pakistan is in dire need of more singers like him and the day is not far away when the music industry of Pakistan will stand out among the most established ones.
Ali Noor was diagnosed with acute liver failure. The star is hospitalized and going through the worst time of his life. In July 2019, Noor’s brother Hamza reported about his health and to console his fans on a social media platform.
“There is no need for a blood donor, and the only liver donor, if need be, would be a family member! Once again, thank you very much!!! Your prayers are all we need!! Lots of love and respect from our family!”
“Guys!! No need to panic as yet. Inshallah Ali Noor will be back on his feet very soon!” Hamza wrote on Facebook. “He has suffered an intense bout of Hepatitis A. There is a possibility of liver damage, but he’s being monitored by the best in the business,” he said. They need a liver donor on standby but they can only be family members. “Our local law does not allow outside of family donors.”
“But more than anything, most probably, Inshallah Inshallah we won’t have to go that route. We are already seeing improvement in Ali Noor’s condition.”
“What we need are prayers from everyone that Ali Noor recovers in full form! I can’t thank you enough for all your support!! God Bless You! It’s very important at this stage that we sit at our respective abodes and just pray for Ali Noor’s recovery.”