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Haroon Shahid

Haroon Shahid

Pakistani musician
Haroon Shahid
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Quick Facts

Intro Pakistani musician
Is Singer Musician Composer
From Pakistan
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 29 December 1989, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Age: 30 years
Star sign CapricornCapricorn
Education
Beaconhouse National University
Genre:
Pop rock
Instruments:
Voice
Audio
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Biography

Haroon Shahid (Urdu: ہارون شاہد‎) is a Pakistani singer-songwriter, music composer and actor. The former lead-singer and guitarist of the Lahore-based pop-rock band SYMT, dissolved in 2016, he made his acting debut with a role in 2017 movie Verna and later appeared in television serials including Tajdeed e Wafa (2018), Do Bol (2019), Khaas (2019) and Muqaddar (2020).

Early life and education

Shahid did his bachelor's degree in economics from Beaconhouse National University and did master's degree in public policy from the same university. He spent most of his childhood in Saudi Arabia and listened to a lot of Pakistani music.

Personal life

Shahid lives in Lahore and aside from singing and acting, also worked for the Pakistani organization Bramerz, a digital media and marketing agency.

He's the cousin of actor-singer Ahad Raza Mir. He is married to Palwashay Shahid with whom he has one son and one daughter.

Career

Music

Shahid was a contestant on the Pakistani singing reality show Pakistan Sangeet Icon in 2008. Back then he was popularly called The Ganderi Boy for his cover of Naseebo Lal's song Pyar Di Ganderi.

Shahid formed the pop-rock band SYMT with his friend Hassan Omer, later joined by a third member, Farhan Ali, who was basically a session player for many Pakistani bands. The band released their first single Zamana in 2011, the song being produced by Farhad Humayun and the music video directed by Kamran Yar Kami., the song was nominated for Best Music Video, while the band was nominated for Best Singer of the Year at the 2011 Lux Style Awards. The band was part of the fifth season of Coke Studio, where they played two of their songs, Tum Kaho and Koi Labda, featuring Sanam Marvi. The band has also played in other music shows, such as Pepsi Smash and Levis Sessions. The band ended in 2016.

Individually, he was part of Coke Studio Season 9. He sang Baliye (Laung Gawacha) with Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch.

Acting

He launched his acting career with Shoaib Mansoor's Verna, in 2017, working on its soundtrack as well, as he composed and sung Sambhal Sambhal.

In 2018 he launched his television acting career with Hum TV's Tajdeed e Wafa.

Discography

Albums

  • TBA (TBA)

Singles

  • "Zamana"
  • "Pyar Di Ganderi"
  • "Nazrein Milli"
  • "Dil Ki Ankoh Se"
  • "Tum Kaho"
  • "Koi Labda"
  • "Bhula Dena"
  • "Jeenay Do"
  • "Sadi Vari Aane De"

Music videos

  • "Zamana"
  • "Nazrein Milli"
  • "Sadi Vari Aane De"
  • "Gal Sunja"
  • "Dil Ki Ankoh Se"
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https://www.samaa.tv/entertainment/2019/07/actor-haroon-shahid-and-wife-welcome-a-baby-girl/
http://www.koolmuzone.pk/2009/11/exploring-symt-of-haroon-shahid-exclusive-interview/
http://bramerz.pk/blog/2012/07/18/haroon-shahid-talks-about-symt-coke-studio-and-bramerz-exclusive-interview/
https://www.mangobaaz.com/ahad-raza-mir-trivia/
https://gulfnews.com/entertainment/pakistani-cinema/verna-stars-mahira-khan-haroon-shahid-face-the-storm-1.2127248
http://www.koolmuzone.pk/2009/09/the-ganderi-boy-haroon-shahid-shooting-the-video/
http://www.fashioncentral.pk/blog/2011/07/13/lux-style-awards-announce-nominations-for-television-music-and-fashion/
http://www.pmm.net.pk/tag/pepsi-smash/
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1188153/symt-band-officially-ended-haroon-shahid/
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