Ae Dil Ali Zafar & Sara Haider Behind the Scenes Watch Clip
With a childhood spent listening to rock and pop music, Sara Haider is a Karachi born artist who believes that everyone teaches you something in life. While she grew up with western musical influences such as The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, Sara also explored eastern styles, including the music of Nayyara Noor, Geeta Dutt and Nazia Hassan. For Sara, music is something that represents who we are thus transitioning from rock and pop genres to traditional music was always a challenge she set for herself.
Having started her musical career though composing her own original music and performing at various national and international platforms including the Apeejay Kolkatta Literary Festival in India and most recently in Nida Butt’s ‘Grease – The Musical’. Sara is majorly a self-taught musician who also benefited from the support and guidance of other artists over the years. Sara believes that one can learn on the job, while performing on stage and working in a studio, which is where she picked up the Tanpura to enhance her musical aesthetics. For Sara, fusion music as a genre is a strange term as for her all music is fusion based, where you cannot have one without the other, even pure jazz or pure Hindustani classical are combinations of so many different things.
Ali Zafar born as Ali Mohammad Zafar on 18 May 1980), is a Pakistani music composer, singer-songwriter, painter and actor.He started his singing career with the song Jugnuon Se Bhar Le Aanchal in the film Shararat, directed by Pakistani actress and director Samina Peerzada but made a big mark with his first single Channo from his first album Huqa Pani that sold over five million copies worldwide.The album turned out to be one of the biggest hits ever in Pakistan with Channo topping the charts all the way for a long time.He paid tribute to the victims of Peshawar massacre with the song “Urain Ge”.
Zafar began his acting career with Bollywood film Tere Bin Laden, which was moderately successful at the box office, and for which he was nominated for Filmfare Best Male Debut Award.In 2011, Zafar appeared as a guest in Yash Raj’s Luv Ka The End and received his second commercial success with his next release—the romantic comedy Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. Zafar went on to win Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Male. Zafar starred in a number of commercially successful films like London, Paris, New York (2012), Chashme Baddoor (2013) and Total Siyapaa (2014).