This year’s Coke Studio has been a mix of new and old talent and we love the combinations so far. However, there was this one song that had two newbies – Ala Baali by Jabar Abbas and Nirmal Roy.
Jabar Abbas has been in the music industry from years, but very little people knew about him. Here’s all that you need to know about the underrated singer, Jabar Abbas.
1. He Was The Singer Behind the Leading Songs in ‘Hum Sab Umeed Sae’
For those of you who might thought you were listening to India’s Sikhwinder Singh, you were wrong – it was our very own Jabar Abbas.
2. He Is In the Music Industry from the age of 15
At the age of 15, he sang a song for the movie of Shamim Ara.
3. Jabar is The Winner of Song of The Year Award
That too, of the amazing Bus Kar Awards of Geo TV due to his performance in Hum Sab Umeed Sae Hai
4. He Composed the Famous ‘Pehle Nazar ka Ishara’
He was named as Jazz Icon for his performance.
5. He Gave an Amazing Performance in Hum TV awards, 2009
Jabar paid a tribute to Reshma and A.R. Rehman
6. Jabar Has been Teaching Music In a Number of Schools
Arsalan Hassan from Nescafe Basement is also Jabar’s student.
After teaching music in a number of schools, his students have won national awards on different levels.
We will be listening more of Jabar Abbas in the upcoming Pakistani movies and drama OST. Surely, Coke Studio has helped us see an amazing, underrated singer who can do wonders in our music industry.
We wish to hear you more, Jabar!