Faakhir Mehmood, who initially started his career with smash hits with Awaaz the band alongside Haroon Rashid, branched out later as a solo artist and produced some of the most amazing and iconic songs in the history of Pakistani Music Industry.
Faakhir’s live shows have taken his music to many countries in the world including the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Faakhir has also performed with artists like Sunidhi Chauhan and won many accolades over the years. n 2016, Faakhir returned as a performer at Coke Studio Pakistan’s season 9.
His first appearance was in an unplugged version of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s “Afreen Afreen” and later performed “Dilruba Na Raazi” a Pashto traditional folk song, which he sang along with Zeb Bangash.
Faakhir has served as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for the World Health Organization.
Here are the top 13 songs of Faakhir that have made him a superstar.
A song produced to honour the beautiful ladies participating in Veet’s Miss Super Model competition, this song celebrates beauty.
Tauba Hai Tauba Hai:
Diving into a solo career, Faakhir produced hits like Tauba Hai Tauba Hai that are masala style songs with upbeat music and high energy.
Undoubtedly the biggest hit that Faakhir had produced has to be “Maahi Ve”, a retro style song featuring celebrities like Amina Haq.
Jiya Na Jaye Tere Bin Saathiya:
A love song about longing and losing love, Jiya Na Jaye Tere Bin Saathiya is a song that Faakhir sings with perfection with his melodious voice.
Yet another mega hit in Faakhir’s career is Dil Ruba, which has been partially shot in spain and features Spanish inspired music throughout the song.
A song about first love and its effects on a person, “Dil Haara” is a celebration of pursuit of love. The song is classic Faakhir style upbeat song.
Sab Ton Sohniye:
An amazing amalgamation of Punjabi lyrics and upbeat music, Sab Ton Sohniye was a chart buster song that was on everyone’s list back in the day.
Kaash Hum Judaa Na Hote:
A slow paced, love song, Kaash Hum Judaa Na Hote is a Faakhir song that is sweet melody that has an impact on the soul.
Din Mein Teri Yaad Sataye:
Mantra is one of the most hit album in Faakhirs career and it also features the massively hit Din Mein Teri Yaad Sataye, which has French lyrics and an upbeat nuance to it for an elevated experience.
Ye Dil Ab Tera Ho Gaya:
Heavy on Sitaar, this mellow tune coupled with Fakkhirs perfect execution made for a mega hot of a song.
Dressed in all white Shalwar Kameez, sporting a green dupatta, “Ay Jawan” is the patriotic anthem by Faakhir and Haroon that gained much popularity and became a cult classic in the 90s.
Tu Hi Jeet:
A song produced when Haroon was the lead singer along with Fakhir of the band Awaz, “Tu Hi Jeet” was brought out during the world cup series.
Meri Double Chin:
Lockdown has been a very creative and productive space for many and many have used their talents to create a number of new dishes. This has made gaining weight an easy gig and that is exactly what Singer Faakhir chronicles in his latest song “Meri Double Chin”.