Meesha Shafi teases new music in birthday post

By: News Desk      Published: 10:56 AM, 2 Dec, 2020
Meesha Shafi teases new music in birthday post

Popular singer Meesha Shafi has given fans a surprise on her birthday.

Taking to Twitter, the vocal diva shared a throwback photo of her first birthday which featured an adorable mini version of herself with her uncle, and famed columnist, Hamid Akhtar.

Fans could not help but shower compliments and birthday wishes on the singer.

"Happy birthday to me. Have treats for you all in the form of musical goodies this birthday month! Throwback to my first birthday. Seen here in the arms of the first feminist man and truly woke influence in my life. My nana, the progressive giant, Hamid Akhtar," the caption read.

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Meesha Shafi is one of Pakistan’s most edgy and exciting personalities; a symbol of the modern-day youth of Pakistan, a role that was previously unfilled.

Steeped in a family tradition of the arts, philosophy, culture and acting, Meesha is the daughter of veteran actress Saba Hameed and her ability to write is born from the legacy of her grandfather, Hameed Akhtar, a revolutionary Urdu writer who ran the 'Progressive writer's movement' for many years.

In 2010, Meesha Shafi launched her solo music career with an unforgettable performance on Coke Studio.

Her session performance in collaboration with Pakistani folk legend Arif Lohar received over 16 million hits on Youtube, making it the most viewed Pakistani song ever internationally.

In 2012, she returned for another season of Coke Studio where she collaborated with qawaal group The Chakwalis for a performance which became one of the Seasons' biggest hits.

Apart from music, Meesha has also made her mark in modeling and acting and has also participated in various Pakistan based sitcoms.

Internationally, her performances for blockbuster Bollywood movies “Bhag Milka Bhag” and Hollywood movie “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” established her credibility as a versatile artiste.