Hadiqa Kiani is a Pakistani singer, songwriter, and philanthropist. She was born on August 11, 1974, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Kiani is known for her versatile singing style, which ranges from classical to contemporary Pakistani music.
Kiani began her music career in the early 1990s and quickly gained popularity with her debut album "Raaz." Her second album, "Hadiqa," released in 1995, brought her immense fame and success. The album was a commercial hit and won several awards, including the Nigar Award for Best Female Pop Singer.
Throughout her career, Kiani has released numerous albums and has won several awards, including Lux Style Awards and MTV Style Awards. She has also collaborated with international artists such as Peter Gabriel, Annie Lennox, and Alicia Keys.
Apart from music, Kiani is also involved in philanthropic activities. In 2005, she founded the Hadiqa Kiani Foundation, a non-profit organization that works towards the betterment of underprivileged communities in Pakistan. The foundation provides education, healthcare, and emergency relief services to those in need.
Kiani has also been involved in raising awareness about environmental issues in Pakistan. In 2011, she released a song titled "Iss Baar Milo" to raise awareness about the importance of preserving Pakistan's environment.
In addition to her philanthropic work, Kiani has also worked as an ambassador for several brands and organizations, including L'Oreal Paris, United Nations Development Programme, and WWF-Pakistan.
Kiani's contribution to the music industry and her philanthropic work has earned her several accolades and recognition, both nationally and internationally. She is regarded as one of the most successful and influential Pakistani singers of all time.