Hadiqa Kiani's Soulful Rendition 'Jani Door Gaye' is Out Now!
Hadiqa Kiani’s rendition of Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s Qawwali classic, ‘Jani Door Gaye’ has taken music aficionados by storm. Breaking through the clutter, this soulful qawwali in Hadiqa Kiani’s soul stirring voice has garnered praise from one and all.
The classic was sung by the late qawwali maestro, Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. The Sufi classic, is known for its profound lyrics and mesmerizing composition. Now, this iconic song has found a new lease of life through the enchanting rendition by the gifted songstress. The cherry on top is the musical video featuring none other than the gorgeous diva, Hania Aamir and Pakistan’s heartthrob, Wahaj Ali.
Hadiqa Kiani: A Musical Genius
Hadiqa Kiani, a name synonymous with musical excellence, has once again left her indelible mark on the world of music. With her heartfelt rendition of ‘Jani Door Gaye,’ Hadiqa not only pays homage to the legendary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan but also offers a unique blend of emotions that strike a chord with listeners on a profound level. She has the unique ability to infuse new life into classic songs and is renowned to have exceptional talent and versatility as a singer.
Hadiqa's musical journey has been nothing short of remarkable. From timeless Sufi classics like "Rung" and "Kamlee Da Dhola" to compositions like "Janay Iss Dil," which has become a viral TikTok sensation. She has seamlessly blended tradition with modernity. Her rendition of "Jani Door Gaye" continues this tradition of excellence.
A Tale of Lost Love Brought Alive by Wahaj Ali & Hania Aamir
What makes this rendition of ‘Jani Door Gaye’ even more special is the collaboration between two of Pakistan's most popular stars, Wahaj Ali and Hania Amir. Following their electrifying on-screen chemistry in the drama serial ‘Mujhe Pyaar Hua Tha,’ netizens have been looking forward for the duo to re-unite on screen once again. The music video sets the screens ablaze with their undeniable connection and magnetic presence.
The video starts off with a gorgeous Hania Aamir dressed to perfection. Hania Amir's captivating close-up, set against Hadiqa Kiani's melodious vocals, creates an atmosphere of poignant beauty and immense sadness that captivates the listener’s soul. The background score lays the foundation for an incomplete love story, drawing viewers into the narrative. Wahaj Ali, dressed in a white kurta with eyes filled with longing, sadness and despair, complements Hania's performance with his emotive portrayal.
Hadiqa Kiani’s singing, her body language and expressions are phenomenal and are a true treat to watch. Netizens are left feeling all sorts of emotions while watching the video that depicts an incomplete love story and a tale of separation between a distraught Wahaj Ali and Hania Aamir who are clearly head over heels in love with each other. The music video’s climax is sure to leave viewers with goosebumps. Kudos to the amazing actors who have proved their mettle once again.
The Masterful Team Behind Video Direction and Music Production
The captivating storytelling in the music video is the directorial prowess of Abdullah Haris. Haris weaves a narrative that mirrors the emotional depth of the song. His keen eye for detail and the nuanced portrayal of longing and lost love enhances the viewer's connection to the soul-wrenching lyrics. Abdullah Haris's direction adds an extra layer of artistry to this musical masterpiece.
The video holds a poignant personal significance, drawing inspiration from both Abdullah's and Hadiqa Kiani's shared experiences of the loss of their mothers, thus cementing the concept's emotional resonance. Furthermore, the Qawwali's recording and arrangement were expertly handled by Irfan Kiani, a celebrated music producer who has been an integral partner in Hadiqa's musical journey.
A Tribute to Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
"Jani Door Gaye" is a renowned qawwali by the legendary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. This song is celebrated for its soul-stirring Sufi lyrics and the powerful qawwali performance. Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's mesmerizing vocals have etched it as a timeless classic. Hadiqa Kiani's rendition serves as a heartfelt tribute to the unparalleled talent of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, keeping his legacy alive in the hearts of music enthusiasts.
Enhancing the timeless allure of Kiani's rendition is the renowned 'Tabla' maestro, Ustad Dildaar Hussain Khan Sahab, who had the honor of serving as Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's tabla virtuoso. The melodic rhythms and harmonious notes in 'Jani Door Gaye' were expertly performed by this gifted instrumentalist, further enriching the musical masterpiece.
Check out the complete music video of Jaani Door Gaye here:
This beautiful composition is available for streaming on various platforms, including Spotify, Amazon Music, Jio Saavn, Apple Music, Wynk Music, YouTube Music, Resso, and Gaana.