Goher Mumtaz: A Much-Appreciated Journey
Goher Mumtaz Proved Himself An All-Rounder
Goher Mumtaz-- a complete package who is a singer, musician, composer, song-writer, guitarist and last but not the least an actor. He is the founding member of the famous music band Jal. Goher married to the love of his life ‘Anam Ahmed’ in 2016 who has also tried her acting skills in few dramas but has more interest towards film-making.
Here we have lined-up few facts about Goher Mumtaz which makes him a complete package.
Lead singer of the band ‘Jal’
Goher Mumtaz and Atif Aslam were friends since their college days, decided to form a music band which was named as ‘Jal.’ Later on, the band released its first song ‘Aadat’ which was written by Goher and sung by Atif in 2003. The song became an anthem and soon the band got popularity worldwide.
The band got collapsed as Atif Aslam left for a solo flight. But then Farhan Saeed entered the band and uplifted it through his soulful voice. With a new line-up of Amir Sheraz (Shazi) on bass and Farhan on vocals Jal release its first new album Aadat in 2003.
This line-up didn’t work out well too and in 2011 Farhan took an exit from the band. Since then, Goher took the charge for the lead vocalist and banged it!
It’s true that life is not a bed of roses, Goher faced a lot of criticism for his voice abilities but he turned down all of them. Singing around 20 songs in each concert, Goher proved everyone wrong. Though, Mumtaz was considered as a lyricist or a guitarist but after releasing his 3rd album, he made people seek inspiration from him as a lead singer too.
He mesmerized with his songs like Tery baajon and Laiyan laiyan and fans simply dropped their hearts.
Nescafe Basement Season 5, where Aadat instrumental was been played and Goher chipped in with his guitar and sung too! The song garnered so much love and appreciation by the fans.
Love for country
Goher has a collection of patriotic songs too like ‘Ye Mera Pakistan’ which shows his countless love for the homeland. His dedication towards the victims of Army Public School children and brave Pakistan army is clearly visible by the song ‘Tu Qadam Berhaye Ja’. Another song ‘Tu Ooncha was dedicated to Pakistan Air Force. His voice clearly left a mark on his fans' hearts.
TV and Films
Not only music, Goher has tried his luck in acting too. He has acted in various dramas which got on-aired on Hum TV, ARY Digital and Geo TV. Famous ones include Meray Humdum, Uff Yeh muhabbat, Kountry Love and Tanhai.
Moreover, the 36-year-old singer has also made a guest appearance in the movie Lahore Se aagay.
Due to his exceptional guitar skills, Goher became the first brand ambassador of the Gibson Guitar Corporation in the sub-continent. Undoubtedly, Goher’s music and composition changed the aura of Pakistani Pop music industry.
On the work-front, Goher will be seen in an upcoming drama serial Faisala for ARY Digital. The OST is written, composed and sung by Goher himself. We are looking forward to see him soon on the mini screen once again.