Arif Lohar – Biography, Facts & Life Story
|Age||56 years old (in 2023)|
|Date of Birth||1st September 1966|
|Real Name||Arif Lohar|
|Profession||Actor, Musician, Singer, Vocalist|
|Birthplace||Lala musa In Gujrat District, Punjab, Pakistan|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lbs)|
Arif Lohar is a leading Punjabi musician; vocalist and actor of Pakistan who typically loves to sing songs with traditional music instruments. He is a symbol of folk heritage of Punjab. Arif Lohar was born in Punjab, Pakistan on 1st September, 1966. Arif Lohar is the son of popular folk singer of Pakistan named Alam Lohar. He has 7 brothers who all settle in UK. He is the only son amongst his father’s 8 sons who resides with his family on his homeland Pakistan. Arif Lohar initiated singing along with his father at his early age.
He is presently considered amongst one of the best folk and Sufi singers across the world just like his late father. In his successful career, Arif Lohar has above 150 albums and recorded above 3000 songs, typically in Punjabi language. In the year 2006, he came into limelight in Punjabi musical world for his recently released album ‘21st Century Jungi’.
The renowned singer Arif Lohar has appeared in more than 50 foreign tours across the world all through the last 20 years, covering USA, UK and UAE. In 2004, he also performed in China for the inaugural of Asian Games in front of almost 1 million crowds.
In the year 2010, he sung his famous song Jungi with the uprising singer Meesha Shafi in season 3 of Coke Studio. He also sung another famous song ‘Alif Allah Chambey Dey Booti’ that became a worldwide success. Bollywood film director Saif Ali Khan also uses the song ‘Jugni’ as a featured song in his movie ‘Cocktail’. Additional versions of ‘Jugni’ have also been featured in Indian movies including ‘Diary of a Butterfly’. Arif Lahore also performed for the Bollywood movie ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ in the year 2013.
The internationally famous folk singer Arif Lohar has also appeared in multiple leading roles in Punjabi films and also sung 3 songs for the music of Syed Noor’s movie “Jugni” in the year 2012, the top-grossing Pakistani movie of 2012. Arif is a soft hearted person who always contributed in a number of campaigns to support needy people. Arif Lohar’s current marital status is married and he is father of a baby boy named Ali Lahore.
Arif Lohar Career
Profession: Actor, Musician, Singer, Vocalist
Known For: Singing
Silsila (Pakistani Movie – 1987)
PTV Show – Mehkaar
Net Worth: 2.5 crores / event
Family & Relatives
Father: Alam Lohar
Mother: Not Known
Brother: Irfan Lohar, Imran Lohar, khalid Lohar, Basharat Lohar, Faisal Lohar, Arshad lohar & Tariq Lohar
Marital Status: Married
No. of Children: 1
Son: Ali Lohar
Arif Lohar Favorites
Hobbies: Singing & Travelling
Favorite Food: Punjabi Food
Facts You Never Knew About Arif Lohar
- Arif Lohar belongs to a Pakistani village called “Aach Goch” located in Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan.
- Arif, together with his younger brother, initiated to learn vocal music from his father at a young age.</li>
- His 7 brothers moved towards England and started to live there.
- Arif Lohar reached the climax of fame once he sang Jugni along with Pakistani musician Meesha Shafi in Coke Studio season 7.
- He also has played a number of supporting roles in Pakistani films such as Zindagi, Silsila, Jugni and numerous others.
- In the year 2004, Arif Lohar also seemed on national television with the intention of encouraging international and local fundraisers to support flood victims within Pakistan. He had also appeared in a number of concerts with the intention of collecting funds for the help.
- After Lohar was also honored with Pride of Performance Award by Pakistan Government in the year 2005.
Date of Birth is wrong. The correct date of birth is: 18-April-1966.
Can you please confirm that? Even Wikipedia says its 1st September