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Amanat Ali
Birth name Amanat Ali
Born 1987 (age 22)
Origin Pakistan Faislabad, Pakistan
Genres Pakistani, Classic,Pop
Occupations Singer, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 2nd Runner up
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2007-present
Website Ali official website

Amanat Ali (Punjabi, Urdu: امانت علی) (born on 10 October 1987) was one of the finalists on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007. He placed 2nd in the competition and garnered 3,34,314,257 votes in the final two weeks. Many respected stars of the Indian entertainment industry such as choreographer Farah Khan and Indian ghazal singer Jagjit Singh heralded him as a "great discovery" and remarked that he "goes beyond Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007," respectively. Many say that a selection of his performances including 'Hungama Hai Kyon', 'Mitwa' and 'Tujh Se Naraz Nehi Zindagi' were sung in a unique and very impressive manner.

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Early years

During Ali's teenage years he organized musical shows. Ali once performed with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, who paid him five hundred rupees as a reward of his inspiring performance.

Amanat is the son of singer Nazakat Ali. His uncle Hasan Sadiq is a well known religious shia recitor who sings religious eulogies for Hazrat Muhammad and his household. His other uncle Sharafat Ali also sings religious eulogies, which are called Noha. They also sing dhamals for Qalanders. Hassan Sadiq is also one of Ali's instructors.

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007

Amanat was billed to be from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but it was later revealed that he is originally from Faisalabad , Pakistan. He is the singer and rockstar of the century. http://www.saregamapachallenge2007.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/07/amanat-ali.jpg

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 Performances

(Incomplete Source)

Date Song Choice Original Artist Result
May 5 Mitwa Shafqat Amanat Ali & Shankar Mahadevan Safe
(Non-Elimination Week)
May 11 Mere Naina Sawan Badho Kishore Kumar Safe
May 12 Tauba Tauba Safe
(Non-Elimination Performance)
June 1 Tera Jadoo Chal Gaya Sonu Nigam Bottom 3
June 2 Jaane Kahaan Gaye Woh Din Mukesh Safe
June 23 Yeh Hosla Salim Merchant & Shafqat Amanat Ali Safe
July 6 Fiza Sonu Nigam Safe
July 7 Ya Rabba Kailash Kher Safe
July 13 Hamein Tumse Pyaar Kitna Kishore Kumar Safe
July 14 Khamaj Fuzön
September 29 Ajab Si KK Top 3
September 29 Mitwa Shafqat Amanat Ali & Shankar Mahadevan Top 3
October 6 Tujse Naraaz Nahi Zindagi Anup Ghoshal Top 3
October 13 Doorie & Your my love Atif Aslam Grand Finale


Musical career

Amanat Ali has sung for the Bollywood music director Bappi Lahiri for the movie Bal Ganesh. He has also sung the title song for K.C. Bokadia's Junoon. Currently, Amanat Ali is working on his first personal album, which is expected to be released soon. He has also sung a song for music directors Vishal-Shekhar in the film Dostana. In August 2008 he toured the US with fellow contestants maulie dave, and emon for a concert called Summer Beats 2008. Amanat Ali also performed the opening act for much hyped 'Unforgettables' concert which showcased the Bachchan family, Preity Zinta and many more huge Bollywood actors. He has sung song "Khabar Nahi" for Dostana released in November 2008. His new album, 'Kohram, released physically by Fire Records Pakistan and digitally by 2 Republic Music Group USA on June 14, 2009.

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