Afsana Khan, an enchanting vocalist from India, is an acclaimed figure in the Punjabi Music Industry. She catapulted to fame with her exceptional singing of the Punjabi song “Jatta Sareaam Ve Tu Dhakka Kardae,” alongside Sidhu Moose Wala.
Born on 13 June 1994 in village Badal, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Afsana has followed her passion for music from a very young age, channeling her innate talent into a successful career.
Early Life and Education
Afsana’s roots in music trace back to her family background; her father and grandfather were both singers. Following her father’s early demise, Afsana, still in her tender years, took up singing to provide financial support to her family.She completed her schooling at the Government Senior Secondary School in her home village, Badal, and continued her education through to graduation.
Afsana Khan is the daughter of the late Sheera Khan and Asha Begum, and the oldest sibling in a family of five children. Her brother, Khuda Baksh, also followed in the family’s musical footsteps. Her sisters are Raftaar Kaur, Raman Khan, Rajia Sultaan, and Neetu Khan.In a momentous personal event, Afsana married her boyfriend Saajz on 19 February 2022 in Punjab.
Afsana began her professional singing career in 2012 by participating in the reality show “Voice of Punjab Season 3.” Her undeniable talent earned her a spot in the top five contestants on the show.She then participated in another singing reality show, “Rising Star.” Notably, Afsana has confessed in interviews that she wasn’t familiar with many Bollywood songs when she auditioned for “Rising Star.” However, her preparation of the song “Jag Suna Suna Lage” by Richa Sharma earned her a spot on the show.
An Untrained Maestro
Despite her remarkable singing prowess, Afsana has never received formal training in music. This only underscores her natural talent and passion for her craft.
Interests and Hobbies
In addition to her love for singing, Afsana enjoys traveling and listening to music in her spare time, hobbies that have undoubtedly contributed to her broad artistic perspective.
Afsana Khan’s story is that of a young girl from a small village in Punjab, driven by her passion for music and the need to support her family.
Despite various hurdles and setbacks, she has managed to make her mark in the Punjabi music industry, all the while staying true to her roots and her unique style. Her journey is an inspiration to many aspiring artists in the industry and beyond.