Born on 22 October 1967, Ali Haider grew up in the Firdous Conony neighbourhood in Karachi Pakistan. He is a sufi singer whose song, “Purani Jeans” from the album “Sandesa” was a chartbuster in 1993. He has over 16 albums to his credit. He is also an actor and appears in TV serials on PTV.
He was working towards an engineering degree at NED University when his music career took off. He debuted in the industry with the album “Jaane Jaan Sun” in 1987. He turned composer with his third album, “Qarar”, in 1991. His sixth album, “Dastaan” which was released in 1995 is known to be his best.
He took a break from singing after the loss of his son. He revived his career a decade later with the album, “Kee Jana Mein Kaun” in 2012. In the meantime he released three religious albums.
Some of his popular numbers other than “Purani Jeans” are “Sandesa”, “Papa Mammi”, “Ranjha Heer” and “Qarar”.