Atif Aslam is a singer and an actor at the same time. Though he took his first steps in a movie with Bol. He has gone on to sing songs in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, and Bengali. Aadee happens to be his nickname. In terms of educational qualifications, he has a bachelor in computer science. In terms of album debut, it began in the year 2006 with Jal Pari. His Bollywood career took off with the song Woh Lamne and the brainchild was Mahesh Bhatt.
His career has never been short of controversies. This would be a, all the more during the early phase of his career. Before the release of his first album, he was accused of copying the album name by Mumtaz. The dispute did not end at that point in time. The main reason could be that there were a lot of copyright issues. In the, the e year 2010, fake news on the internet came up that he is no longer alive. The main reason for it could be that various blogs had interesting stories. Some were of the opinion that he had throat cancer or backbone injury. Though the real incident was during a concert he fell down and he had to be taken to a nearby hospital. In fact, this was a cancer hospital. This was the tipping point of the rumour. Some other interesting facts about Atif Aslam are as follows
- Atif Aslam is not into smoking of any form
- Whether he drinks alcohol or not the fact still not clear
- He went on to perform in a fancy dress competition as Imran Khan, the captain of the Pakistan cricket team
- At the age of 14, he went on to complete his class 10 which itself would be rare
- His first competitive performance came into the picture when his friends asked him to do. On their insistence, he took part and later went on to win it.
- His interests were in cricket but his parents had another point of view. They were of the opinion that he had to become a doctor. What he chooses was computer engineering which was really a struggle.
- At MacDonald’s, he showcased his first live performance. Here he was paid Rs 500.
- With Mumtaz, he went on to perform with a band. Their first song Aadat was an overnight craze. He went on to become the toast of the nation with this album.
- One of the main reasons for the split of this band was that he thought his brother would be the supervisor. On the other hand, Mumtaz too was of the opinion that her brother should become one. This lead to a serious conflict and the band split.
- You cannot classify him as someone who makes friends in a second. He likes to observe before he makes a decision. The eyes of an individual would help him in this regard.
In terms of his personal life, he got married in the year 2009. He has a son.