Maha Ali Kazmi Wiki, Age, Husband, Family, Boyfriend, Biography & More

Maha Ali Kazmi

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Maha Ali Kazmi is a Pakistani singer and songwriter. She is often referred to as the next ‘Nazia Hassan.’

Wiki/Biography

Maha Ali Kazmi was born into an affluent family in 1988 (age 30 years; as in 2018) in Karachi, Pakistan.

Maha Ali Kazmi's childhood picture

Maha Ali Kazmi’s childhood picture

She spent her childhood in Karachi and after completing her schooling, she moved to Australia to attain her further education. She got herself enrolled in Monash University, Melbourne, Australia to pursue her Bachelor of Business & Commerce in Finance & Macroeconomics degree. She also did a Diploma in Business Administration. While studying there, she also worked with professional musicians as a part of the church choir. Maha Ali grew up listening to the classical music of Antonio Vivaldi and Beethoven and developed a deep interest in music from an early age. At the age of 16, she joined an underground band in Karachi and started writing songs for them. It was her father who introduced her to a wide collection of music; ranging from Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s to Lata Mangeshkar’s songs.

Maha Ali Kazmi with her friends at the Monash University

Maha Ali Kazmi with her friends at the Monash University

After completing her studies, Maha Ali returned to Karachi and gave audition for Cornetto Music Icons. Kazmi was selected as a backup vocalist for ARY Digital’s show where she got an opportunity to work with singers like Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Ali Azmat, and Aamir Zaki.

Maha Ali Kazmi with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Maha Ali Kazmi with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Physical Appearance

Height: 5’ 6”

Weight: 55 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Hazel Green Blue

Figure Measurements: 32-28-34

Maha Ali Kazmi appearance

Family, Caste & Husband

Maha Ali belongs to a Kashmiri Muslim Family and follows Islam. Her father, Ali Asghar Raza, is a civil engineer of Kashmiri descent who migrated to Pakistan in 1964. Her mother is Fatima Ali Asghar. She has a sister named Ana.

Maha Ali Kazmi's parents

Maha Ali Kazmi’s parents

Maha Ali Kazmi with her mother

Maha Ali Kazmi with her mother

Maha Ali Kazmi's mother and sister

Maha Ali Kazmi’s mother and sister

Kazmi’s maternal great-grandfather, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah, was the tenth and last Nawab of Awadh.

Grandparents of Maha Ali Kazmi

Grandparents of Maha Ali Kazmi

Nawab Wajid Ali Shah

Nawab Wajid Ali Shah

Maha Ali tied the knot with Ali Zaidi on 13 February 2016.

Maha Ali with her husband

Maha Ali with her husband, Ali Zaidi

Career

Maha Ali Kazmi made her singing debut in 2013 with a single track “Nazar,” which was produced by Overload Band. The song was very much liked by the audience and Kazmi became a household name in Pakistan as well as in India.

Subsequently, she performed at various stage shows and events.

Maha Ali Kazmi performing at an event

Maha Ali Kazmi performing at an event

Thereafter, she launched her single tracks like “Jana Nahin” (2014), “Summer Nights” (2017), “Aaj Sun Ke Tumhara Naam” featuring Aamir Zaki (2017), and “Sitaron Ki Khoj” (2018).

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Favourite Things

  • Food: Hot Pot, Salads, Chocolates

    Maha Ali Kazmi having chocolate cake

    Maha Ali Kazmi having chocolate cake

  • Destination: Kashmir, Hunza Valley in Pakistan
  • Dance Form: Kathak
  • Actresses: Sridevi, Audrey Hepburn
  • Colour: Pink
  • Songs: ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon, ‘Gulon mai rang bhare’ by late Mehdi Hasan
  • Singers: John Lennon, Dire Straits, Led Zeppelin
  • Dancer: Sheema Kermani
  • Quote: “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.”- Elbert Hubbard

Facts

  • Her hobbies include shopping, reading, dancing, and travelling.

    Maha Ali Kazmi with shopping Bags

    Maha Ali loves shopping

  • Kazmi has often been spotted drinking alcohol.

    Maha Ali Kazmi with a glass of wine

    Maha Ali Kazmi with a glass of wine

  • Her ancestral home is in the Indian Kashmir.
  • Her mother revealed during an interview that Kazmi didn’t want to learn to cook.
  • Maha Ali loves dancing and is a trained Kathak dancer.

  • Maha Ali loves to shop. She hates saving and believes in spending all her income.
  • Maha Ali is an avid cat lover.

    Maha Ali Kazmi is obsessed with cats

    Maha Ali Kazmi is obsessed with cats

  • Kazmi is very close to her mother and during an interview, she told that her mother was her biggest fan and harshest critique. She also added that “She’s the first person whose advice I seek for all music matters, and the first person to get to listen to the songs I write.”
    Maha Ali on her mother
  • Kazmi is against the Islamic extremist organisations who oppose the entry of girls in the music industry. She says- ” It was understandable why the girls quit in the face of death threats issued by the orthodox and conservative elements. But if ever I am in such a situation, I will not back down because if Malala Yousafzai could stand up for her rights, so can I.”
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