A famous Punjabi singer, Naseebo Lal was born into a nomadic family, who were originally from Rajasthan, India. Soon after the partition of India, her gypsy tribe migrated to Pakistan. She spent her childhood in Chishtian. Naseebo Lal,
A famous Punjabi singer, Naseebo Lal was born into a nomadic family, who were originally from Rajasthan, India. Soon after the partition of India, her gypsy tribe migrated to Pakistan. She spent her childhood in Chishtian. Naseebo Lal, who always wanted to sing from an early age, spent her childhood singing at weddings and family gatherings. She has a melodious and different voice which makes her popular in Punjabi culture.
Growing up, Naseebo Lal was frequently singing songs of Madam Noor Jehan, but never did she think of appearing on stage or television, especially as it was against her family’s tradition. As she gained popularity, the family gradually supported her to take up singing as a profession. Her voice was one which one could easily identify with a few moments of listening.
Naseebo Lal has become a household name, appealing to a fresh music loving audience around the world. She has recorded thousands of songs. Apart from Punjabi, Naseebo Lal sings in Marwari [Rajasthani], Urdu and Pashto.
Often compared with the late Noor Jehan, Naseebo Lal is renowned for the beautiful ‘Sur’ [tone] that flows in her voice. She has sung many of Noor Jehan’s classical songs such as ‘Jadon Holi Jai Lenda Mera’ and ‘Anda Tere Layee Reshmi Rumal.’ These tracks have also been remixed by British music producers.
Initially, Naseebo Lal learnt the art of singing from her mother, who was one of many talented artists in the family. She took further training under the guidance of Ustaad Lal Khan. Her industry Ustaad was tabla maestro Tafoo, who is known for composing the famous song ‘Sun Ve Balori Akh Walia’ from the film Anwara in 1970. In 1999, Naseebo Lal received her first break when Producer Sarvar signed her up for his Punjabi film Desan Da Raja.
She recorded three hit songs for the film, namely 'Jinda Yaar Juda Ho Jaye' 'Bukkal De Vich Chor', and 'Kundi Na Kharka'. These songs till today are very popular amongst the masses. She then recorded the Hans Rans Hans song 'Silli Silli Aundi Hawa', following a request from a writer in Pakistan. After the success of 'Silli Silli Aundi Hai Hawa' she started getting big offers. Subsequently she sung many songs for the Lollywood film industry. In the UK, many of her albums were released by the record label Oriental Star Agencies.
Some of her popular songs include; 'Meri Phullan Wali Kurti', 'Ronde Ne Nain Nimare', 'Sache Kabhe Moun Marde', 'Naseeb Saade Likhe Rabb Ne Kachi Pencil Nal', 'Sanu Maar Gai Sajna', 'Beh Ke Dehliz Wich', 'Dholna Dhona', 'Dil Tod Ke Mera Na Jawe', 'Photo Rakh Ke Sarhane', 'Jido Piche Maan Di Duwa' and 'Mahi Wah Jon Kon Mere'.
Besides Pakistan, Naseebo Lal has successfully put some great shows across the world. Stage artists such as Nargis, Nisar Butt, Shabnam Chaudhry, Zubin Shah and Nadia Ali have performed alongside her.
In 2012, Naseebo Lal delivered a unique concert at The Drum Theatre in Birmingham, England. Fans of traditional Pakistani folk and Lollywood music enjoyed this concert from a singer who has featured on more than 100 albums.
It is quite noticeable that Naseebo Lal is mostly dressed in a Saree when performing and loves to entertain her audiences with some light dances. Even today Naseebo Lal feels she has not reached her musical destination. According to her, a good artist keeps learning as long as they continue their Riyaz (music practice).
Currently her brothers Shahid Lal and Tabedar Lal and sisters Sheena Lal and Farah Lal are active in the music field. Naseebo Lal has also released an album with brother Shahid. She has a soulful and brilliant voice, which touches the heart. Fans look forward to some more scintillating songs from this gifted artist. She is truly the Aan, Shaan and Jaan of Punjabi Music.
In her spare time, Naseebo Lal enjoys making delicious foods such as Saag, Dal and Kheer.