Zeek Afridi

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Zeek Afridi
زيک آفريدى
Birth nameZahid Noor Afridi
Born (1979-04-01) 1 April 1979 (age 43)
Years active2001–present

Zeek Afridi (Pashto: زيک آفريدى; born Zahid Noor Afridi on 1 April 1979 in Peshawar) is a Pashtun singer from Pakistan.[1][2][3][4]

Early life and career[edit]

Afridi belongs to the Afridi tribe of Tirah. He was raised and educated in Peshawar. He attended F.G. Boys Public School and Government College Peshawar. After graduating, he obtained a Master's degree from University of Peshawar. He starts singing from his college life, he often won first prize in singing competitions. After completion of his Master's degree in 2001, he released his first album "Bibisherinay" – it was a selection of folk songs in Pushto and later he released Urdu versions of the album. He has also sung an official anthem for the Peshawar Zalmi named "Zalmi Tarana" or "O Da Pekhawar Zalmi.[5][6]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2017 Pride of Peshawar[7] Won


  1. ^ "No Pashto music albums this Eid". Dawn. 26 August 2018. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Faith & fear silence Pakistan's singers". The Times of India. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Fashion, music, poetry celebrate independence". The Express Tribune. 17 August 2017. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Peshawar's lone theatre echoes with melodies". The Express Tribune. 17 August 2017. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  5. ^ News Tribe (7 January 2017). "O Da Pekhawar Zalmi, Peshawar Zalmi releases official anthem". thenewstribe.com. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  6. ^ "In focus: The Pakistan Super League 2 soundtrack". The News International. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Outstanding professionals get Pride of Peshawar awards". Dawn. 21 December 2017. Retrieved 16 October 2018.

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