Abdullah Qureshi Biography

Abdullah Qureshi is a Pakistani singer, songwriter, and music composer. Born in Islamabad, Abdullah gained recognition from his covers on YouTube. Qureshi also featured in popular music TV program Nescafé Basement Season 4 and performed an original song Awaz Do.


Life and Career

Abdullah Qureshi was born and raised in Islamabad and has a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from the National University of Sciences and Technology. Qureshi started out playing for underground rock and metal bands in Islamabad and later started his own thing under his own name. He gained popularity from his covers on YouTube that started getting him concerts all across Pakistan. He also appeared in Nescafé Basement Season 4 and performed Awaz Do and Kitni Sadiyan. He released his first song Tere Liye in 2013. Qureshi shot to fame with his take on Coke Studio's Afreen Afreen and his famous of Sufi Medley. Since then, Abdullah has released several songs that gained him international recognition. His songs Kali Santro and cover of Junaid Jamshed's Ilaahi Teri Chokhat Par were also featured in Gulf News. Qureshi also performed the team anthem for Pakistan Super League team Islamabad United Kitna Rola Dalay Ga. Following his popularity, Abdullah also headlined Levis Live Round 2. He has been actively performing throughout Pakistan and internationally including England, Dubai and Thailand.

Discography 

Singles

  • Tere Liye
  • Pardesi
  • Intezaar (Abdullah Qureshi Ft. Sarmad Abdul Ghafoor)
  • Awaz Do
  • Daastan
  • Gaai Aasmaan
  • Kali Santro
  • The Whistle Song
  • Laapata
  • Chan Mahi – Heer Maan Ja 
  • Dil Mera - Big Foot

Covers and Renditions

  • Sufi Medley
  • Afreen Afreen (Cover)
  • Tere Pyar Mein
  • Husool-e-Aman
  • Wohi Khuda Hai
  • Dua (Shanghai)
  • Ilaahi (Rendition)
  • Evolution of Love – Nestle Fruita Vitals
  • Jee Lay Har Pal – Pepsi
  • Aye Khuda – Adnan Sami
  • Lips of an Angel
  • Ansoo
  • The Scientist
  • I'm Yours (Jason Mraz – Cover)
  • Snow Patrol Medley
  • Emptiness & Aitebar
  • Hey There Delilah
  • Sayonee/Saeen/Zamane Ke Andaaz
  • Neend Aati Nahi 

Pakistan Super League 

  • Kitna Rola Dalay Ga

Heer Maan Ja 

  • Chan Mahi 

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