|Profession(s)||Singer, Actor, YouTuber|
|Famous For||Being the winner of Indian singing reality show "Fame Gurukul" (2005)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
|Eye Colour||Light Brown|
|Debut||Film: Take Off (2009)
Television: Fame Gurukul (2005)
|Date of Birth||• Source 1: 2 June 1985
• Source 2: 2 June 1986
|Age (as of 2021)||• Source 1: 36 Years
• Source 2: 35 Years
|Birthplace||Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Hometown||Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir|
|School||Minto Circle School, Raj Bhagh, Srinagar|
|Religion||Islam Taarukk - YouTube
|Food Habit||Non-Vegetarian  Taarukk|
|Controversy||Recently, some people taunted Qazi Touqeer for not being popular among the youth. He was also compared with Arijit Singh, though Arijit Singh lost the reality show "Fame Gurukul" that Qazi won. HAYYAT - YouTube After being trolled, Qazi replied in a video, saying,
"I am so happy for Arijit Singh, what he has achieved today is the result of his hard work and dedication. He always wanted to become a playback singer. He is very good friend of mine, and i don't understand why people compare us, as there is no competition going on between us neither do i believe in any competition with anyone. Competition is held between sportsperson and not between artists. We are all good in our places."
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Lt. M.A Qazi (lawyer)
Mother- Syeda Rukhsana (teacher)
|Siblings||Brother- Qazi Tauseef
|Food||• Seekh Tujj
• Coffee, Tea
Some Lesser Known Facts About Qazi Touqeer
- Qazi Touqeer is an Indian Singer, Actor, and YouTuber.
- His uncle Qazi Rafi is a well-known singer in Kashmir valley. While talking about his uncle in an interview, Touqeer said,
My uncle is my favorite singer and mentor since childhood.”
- He was also fond of acting, along with singing, since childhood. In an interview, he said that he used to mimic several Indian film heroes in his childhood. His brother used to accompany him to shoot his mimic acts at Mughal gardens in Kashmir.
- His father used to guide him because he had little knowledge of singing.
- In an interview  coffee TV – YouTube , Qazi said,
Before 2005, when i first saw Abhijeet Sawant performing in Indian idol and gaining so much love, respect and huge success, i knew that this show is made for me only. With great confidence, i used to tell everyone that i would definitely go there and win, i m the future star of the show. I used to visualize myself, performing in the show and gladly in 2005 among thousands & lakhs of people, i got selected for the show “Fame Gurukul”. Though i have gone in danger zone several times but in the end, with all the love and support of people, i won the show.”
- After winning the show “Fame Gurukul” in 2005, the former president of India A.P.J Abdul Kalam declared Qazi Touqeer as “The Hero of Kashmir.” Qazi Touqeer also made a record of getting the highest votes in comparison to any other contestants of the Indian reality shows back then.
- While Touqeer was in Fame Gurukul, people used to compare Qazi’s looks with Hrithik Roshan as he had long hair and light eye color. However, in an interview, when he was asked whether he really had a Hrithik Roshan hangover. Times of India Qazi said,
When I was on the show, people said that. I was glad because Hrithik is a good-looking, hot guy. But no, I don’t have a Hrithik hangover. I am Qazi Touqeer and I’m happy being that. And by the way, people now compare me with Sylvester Stallone. Of course, I have no idea why.”
- Qazi had no formal training in singing before appearing in the reality show “Fame Gurukul”.
- In Fame Gurukul, besides Qazi, Indian singer Arijit Singh was also one of the participants, who is among the top playback singers of India. Qazi Touqeer and Arijit Singh have been good friends since the show.
- After releasing a few albums and songs, in 2009, Qazi appeared in a reality television show “Sarkar ki Duniya,” which was hosted by Ashutosh Rana.
- In 2009, Qazi was offered a film named “Take Off.” While rehearsing for his debut film at Ganesh Acharya studios, Qazi fell & his neck got seriously injured.
- In 2015, Qazi appeared in the song “Afghan Jalebi” from the film “Phantom,” featuring Katrina Kaif.