Tina Sani Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Married
Profession: Singer
Nationality: Pakistani

Tina Sani

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’5”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourGrey
DebutMusic Album: Khayal (1980)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • 2003: Honoured with the Hasan-e-Persifani Medal by Pervez Musharraf, the tenth president of Pakistan
• 2011: Outstanding Performance Award by Pratibha Patil, the 12th president of India, during the Faiz Ahmed Faiz centenary celebrations
• 2004: The Pride of Performance Award by the Government of Pakistan
• 2017: Lifetime Achievement Award at the Lux Style Awards
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 June (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023)Not Known
BirthplaceDacca, East Pakistan (present-day Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Zodiac signCancer
HometownDhaka, Bangladesh
SchoolKarachi American School, Karachi, Pakistan
Educational QualificationGraduation in commercial Art
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Tina Sani with her husband and son
ChildrenSon- Nasir Siddiqui (Teaching assistant at University of Minnesota Morris)
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Nisar Sani (worked for an oil Company)
Mother- Name Not Known
Tina Sani’s mother
SiblingsSister- Tanya Sani (Art Curator)
Tina Sani's sister Tania Sani
Music Band Carpenters
Song(s)Country Roads by John Denver, Babal Mora by Chitra Singh and Jagjit Singh, Kora Kagaz Tha by Lata Mangeshkar and Sudesh Bhosle
Singer(s)Mehdi Hassan, Adele, Barbara Streisand
FoodDal Chawal

Tina SaniSome Lesser Known Facts About Tina Sani

  • When she was 11, her family moved to Kabul because of her father’s job transfer. She lived there during her teenage years.
  • Tina’s father, a skilled Sitar player, encouraged her to learn classical music.
  • She began her training with Ustad Nizamuddin Khan, son of Ustad Ramzan Khan from the Delhi Gharana. Later, she honed her skills under the guidance of Ustad Chand Amrohvi.
  • Tina also received special training from the renowned ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan.
  • In 1977, she began working for an advertising company. Tina was deeply engaged in all the creative aspects of the advertising business, including evaluating the music.
  • Tina also taught at the Karachi American School in the art department.
  • In 1980, while Tina Sani was training under Ustad Nizamuddin Khan, producer Ishrat Ansari approached her to sing in a new television program he was starting, aimed at students.
  • The program’s concept was to introduce a new singer every week. Tina participated and sang a Punjabi song, “Akhan chham chham Wassiyan,” for which she had been preparing for a long time. Her performance in the program made her famous, and her singing career took off.

    Tina Sani in her younger days, playing the Sitar

    Tina Sani in her younger days, playing the Sitar

  • Her second song, “Khari Neem Kay Neechay,” a folk song from Thar, also became a huge hit. This Urdu song was the title track for a television play.
  • After the success of her second song, Tina was signed by EMI, a Pakistani recording company.
  • In 1985, Tina Sani was approached by Pakistani actor and music composer Arshad Mehmood to sing a poem by Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz. She performed one of the poet’s famous songs, “Meray Dil Meray Musafir,” which became very popular.
  • Over the next 10 to 15 years, Tina Sani became widely known and highly praised for her ghazals, particularly those of Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Her renditions of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s poetry, including songs like “Bahaar Aayi” and “Bol Ke Lab Azad Hain Terey” composed by Arshad Mehmood, got her much success in Pakistan and India.
  • Tina Sani sings the rendition of many renowned poets such as Zauq, Ghalib, Mir Taqi Mir, and Jalaluddin Rumi.
  • In 2010, she had a performance in Ireland where she sang “Shikwa Jawab-e-Shikwa” by Allama Iqbal, alongside many Irish musicians.
  • In 2013, Tina Sani performed Faiz’s “Mori Araj Suno” for Coke Studio Season 3, accompanied by a reading by Arieb Azhar, a Pakistani musician.

    Tina Sani in a still from the music video for Mori Araj Suno for Coke Studio Pakistan

    Tina Sani in a still from the music video for Mori Araj Suno for Coke Studio Pakistan

  • In 2016, Tina Sani participated in the Lahore Music Meet, where she led panel discussions, workshops, and storytelling sessions.
  • She has lent her voice to numerous songs for Pakistani TV shows and films, such as PTV’s ‘Moorat’, Hum TV’s ‘Bari Aapa’, and ARY Zindagi’s ‘Bahu Begum’.
  • In March 2023, Tina Sani’s song “Dasht-e-Tanhai” was featured on Spotify EQUAL’s digital billboard at Times Square, NYC.
    Tina Sani’s Spotify billboard at Times Square in New York

    Tina Sani’s Spotify billboard at Times Square in New York


  • In March 2023, a video of Tina Sani singing Faiz Sahib’s ghazal to Shoaib Hashmi, son-in-law of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, went viral on social media.