Suraiya Multanikar Biography, Date of Birth, Family, Children, and Career

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Biography of Suraiya Multanikar

Suraiya Multanikar was born in the year 1940 in Multan. She is a Pakistani singer usually recognized for her folk melodies. Her collection includes classical, semi-classical, ghazal, folk songs, and film pieces. Her soonest cherished recollections are of needing to dominate as an artist. Nobody in her close family could either instructor prompt her. So in her youth, she showed herself by tuning in to film tunes and replicating their songs and verses.

Afterwards, she turned into a conventional supporter of Ghulam Nabi Khan of the Delhi Gharana of classical music, a sarangi player.

This article has all the information about Suraiya Multanikar’s Early Life, career and family.

Family and kids of Suraiya Multanikar

Multanikar has seven kids, i.e.,

  1. Muhammad Ali, a UK-based muscular specialist
  2. Ruqaiya Sajjad
  3. Ramzan Ali
  4. Shaista
  5. Rabia
  6. Aalia
  7. Rahat Bano

Her most youthful little girl, Rahat Multanikar, is likewise a people artist like her mother.

Early Life and Career of Suraiya Multanikar

Radio Pakistan

At age 15, she sang arrangements by veteran Pakistanicomposers Niaz Hussain Shami and Abdul Haq Qureshi. As an artist, she was revitalized from Roshan Ara Begum’s works, Ustad Salamat Ali Khan of Sham Chaurasia Gharana, Bade Fateh Ali Khan of Patiala Gharana, and Mehdi Hassan.

Film industry

Suraiya Multanikar’s profession as a playback vocalist was fleeting. She acquired broad acknowledgement for her song, “Bare Be Murawwat Hain Yeh Husn Walay, Kahin Dil Laganey Ki Koshish Na Karna,” composed by Masroor Anwar, music by Deebo Bhattacharya from the Pakistani film, Badnaam which was released in the year 1966.

Awards of Suraiya Multanikar

  1. 1959: Golden Award
  2. 1960: Chatta Gaang Award
  3. 1964: Nigar Award
  4. 1975-1980: Gulam Fareed Award
  5. 1982 Jashn-e-Fareed Award
  6. 1981-1982 Shair-e-Mashriq Award
  7. 1986 Pride of Performance Award
  8. 2000: Shahbaz Award
  9. 2002 Gulam Fareed Award
  10. 2008 Sitara-i-Imtiaz Award by the President of Pakistan

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