Basics Info about Junaid Jamshed
|Date of Birth||September 3, 1964|
|Place of birth||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|Death & place||December 7, 2016 in Havelian, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan|
|Cause of Death||Plane Crash|
|Early education||Got education from Karachi|
|Higher education||International Boarding high school, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia|
|Interest||Singer, fashion, actor, businessman, Preacher|
Junaid Jamshed was born in Karachi, he got education from the Karachi. He did works on many professions like Pakistan recording artist, Pakistan Television, as a fashion designer, singer, actor, song writer and in the last he moved to preach Islam and left other professions.
He got higher education from International boarding high School, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia in Mechanical Engineering.After getting higher education, he came to Pakistan, join the PAK army on the contract basis. He also had fond to sing songs when he joined the PAK army.
Interest to Become a Pilot:
Junaid Jamshed want to become a pilot, but his eyesight is weak. Due to this, he left the PAK army and start preaching Islam in 2004.
Rise to fame in the World:
Junaid Jamshed joined Group of “Vital Signs” in 19887. In 1987, the songs which were popular are “Dil Dil Pakistan & Tum Mil Gaye”.
Junaid Jamshed came in front of public of his first album in Vial sing in solo album. The songs that were include are “Us Rah Par in 1999, Dil ki Baat in 2002”. Junaid Jamshed had been helped by the Vital Signs first album and become the Pakistan Music Rockstar.
Junaid Jamshed released his first solo album in 1994 of “Vital Signs”. The producers changed the album name from “Vital signs” to “Tuhmara Ur Mera Naam”.
Junaid Jamshed released his 2nd album in 1998 named as “Us Rah Par”, this album was very famous in that time. This was the best-selling album of that era.
All of the songs were written by the Junaid Jamshed, most popular were “Us Rah Par, Na Tu Aygi, Ankhon Ko ankhu nay & O sanama”, got ultimate success and fame commercially hits of that time.
According to the BBC, about 7,000 songs were selected from all over the world. About 155 countries voted in the block.
“Dil Dil Pakistan” was the 3rd in the ranking among the top 10 songs.
Move towards Islam:
In 2004, Junaid Jamshed left singing and engineering profession. He moved towards Islam and focused on the religious activities, he had been recited many “Naats” and “Qaseeda” which were distributed in the CD’s and uploaded on the YouTube by many channels.
Business of J. (J dot):
After move to Islam, he want to start a business. He did not have enough money to start their business. He and his friend start business of J. at that time. His friend said to him to bring 25 Lacs, at that time he gave last 100 rupees to his wife. He didn’t know how to collect 25 Lacs, he started sell things of their home.
Then, he started to stitch “Shalwar and kameez”, the “shalwar kameez” size was not so good. The large becomes medium, medium becomes small and small becomes extra small. Then, he and his friend worried about that strange incident. At that time, a person came and asked to purchase clothes (Shalwar Kameez), he said a party came from the Bangladesh. They need Pakistani clothes (Shalwar Kameez). He said, the size should be smaller than the Pakistani actual clothes (Shalwar Kameez). Junaid Jamshed agreed and said to take extra fee to stitch on them. The person was agreed with him, no problem to give extra money on small size.
He sold about all the items before Ramadan starts, the things which were to sell in months sell in only 2 (two) days. Now, what to do? they thought. Junaid Jamshed had belief in ALLAH that he will not leave him behind.
Then he started to start handmade clothes from “Khaddi (in Urdu language)” weaving and started to work on it. They gather a lot of men for it to work on them. Due this, about 10,000 men got the job.
Junaid Jamshed earned a lot of publicity in 1986 with the group “Vital Signs”. The song that hit was that time named “Do Pal Ka ye jeewan ha”. In Pakistani Media, he got most popularity after the patriotic song “Dil Dil Pakistan”.
The book “The Muslim 500” written his name as the “World’s Most influential Muslims” due to involvement in the charity work. From 2003 to 2016 (till his death) he involved with the Muslim charity. The Muslim charity got a great achievement under his leadership and he expanded it to about 16 countries.
Junaid Jamshed was in Chitral with the 2nd wife (Nahya Junaid) about Islamic Tabligh-e-Jamaat mission. In 2018, Junaid Jamshed was nominated as the nation’s 3rd highest civilian honor (Sitara-e-Imtiaz). He was dead on 7 December 2016 along his wife due to plane crash near Havelian, Khyber Paktunkhwa in PIA Flight 661.
May ALLAH rest him in Jannat. Ameen!!