Nouman Javaid is one of the most mounting rock stars of Pakistan. He is the one who launched the new flanged genre and loves to face challenges. He is not just a superior singer, he execute a dazzling work in modeling and acting as well.
To know more about the film and this talented lucky person, we have conducted an exclusive chit chat with him:
The News Tribe: Please tell something about yourself, your education?
Nouman Javaid: All that I can say about my self is that I’m a victim of circumstances … and I’m educated enough to know the difference between right and wrong and I think that is the most important lesson one learns … I’m still learning the art of living.
The News Tribe: How did the band form? How many members are there in your band?
Nouman Javaid: I don’t have a band I’m a solo artist … but if you want to know how and when I started, here it is … I always wanted to do something different, wanted to express my self n to be heard so I became a singer because now I can write to express how I feel and what I am thinking … I always had the artistic soul and wanted to give the world something to admire and enjoy.
The News Tribe: How many years is it, since you first set foot in the music industry?
Nouman Javaid: I struggled for 8 years then I was finally a name in the music world … that happened about 3 years ago … 10 years ago when I had no idea how this industry worked and I had no training of music. I started observing people who knew a thing or two about music and I payed attention to learn a thing or two … I had no professional training nor I knew music before this but I always had ears for it.
The News Tribe: Who has been your greatest support and inspiration in achieving success?
Nouman Javaid: Allah Almighty has been the only support I had … apart from that I had few amazing motivators … loneliness, pain, fear of failing and responsibilities
The News Tribe: How social are you?
Nouman Javaid: I am not at social … unless I meet people who are real and not fake … but I’m not rude or arrogant … just a little shy I think
The News Tribe: What is your focused genre?
Nouman Javaid: I’d like to try everything and do try to experiment on and off to see if I can pull off different kinds of genre…
The News Tribe: Can you recall the greatest high during this period?
Nouman Javaid: always gets high when I go on stage … and meeting Mahesh Bhatt was the first high for me.
The News Tribe: If you could dabble in another genre of music, what would it be?
Nouman Javaid: Rock or Jazz
The News Tribe: I LOVE THE SONG “DARD-E-TANHAI MAIN”. What was your inspiration for it?
Nouman Javaid: Life was the inspiration behind it … I was living alone facing the hardships of life alone … practically had nothing … there was no electricity one day and I was just lying on the floor with the guitar in my hand, I strum the only chord. I knew a miner and a call out from with in and it was dard e tanhai mein …
The News Tribe: Do you enjoy writing music and/or lyrics?
Nouman Javaid: I love composing and then writing … because I believe that the melody is the body of a song but the lyrics are its soul … and any pretty looking body is useless unless it has a great soul to go with it.
The News Tribe: What got you interest in music?
Nouman Javaid: Always loved music one way or the other … had to take it up as a profession as I wanted to leave a mark on the world n to tell that I was here and did something with my life.
The News Tribe: What is your most treasured possession?
Nouman Javaid: My mother, my family, a few memories, a ring, an empty bottle, my guitars and my dreams.
The News Tribe: What are your dream jobs besides singer?
Nouman Javaid: I want to direct, produce films, and dreamiest of jobs would be being rich enough to make free hospitals, old age homes, orphanage and anything that would let me help humanity.
The News Tribe: Tell us about your friends how they re-act with you and your music, did they encourage you and help you out & how much they are supporting, if possible so mention their names.
Nouman Javaid: I don’t have a lot of friends … but yes I did have a little support from them … they all re-acted the same way, happy for me. Ahsan Pervez Mehdi did the music of my album … Imran Khalil who mixed and mastered my album … Saqib Siddiqui who is making music videos for me … then a few people who had my best interest at heart … I’m grateful to all of them.
The News Tribe: How would you describe the ideal woman?
Nouman Javaid: Understanding and rational.
The News Tribe: What do you find most challenging as a singer?
Nouman Javaid: Singing and then promoting your music which will make you kill your self because we hardly get any support from our media.
The News Tribe: Do you have any life time achievement award?
Nouman Javaid: Yeah knowing that I did something with my life and did not let it go to waste … turned out to be a good guy.
The News Tribe: You recently had collaboration with Fariha Pervez for your song Tere Naina how was it working with her and are you planning to do more collaboration with other singers?
Nouman Javaid: Working with Fariha was fun as she is a very talented singer plus she is a very down to earth and humble person … I will Insha’Allah work with other singers also from around the world on good collaborations and etc…
The News Tribe: How do you balance your music with other obligations job, other activities?
Nouman Javaid: Music is a full time job no time for anything else and when one wants to keep a balance, it is not possible to reach the heights … People just like complaining about everything I don’t do that…
The News Tribe: If you weren’t pursuing a career in music what else would you be doing?
Nouman Javaid: No idea … life is unpredictable … I never thought once in my life of becoming a singer but here I am … so I don’t know … but one thing is for sure no matter what I did I would’ve still tried to make difference in whatever capacity I could … I still do that.
The News Tribe: Tell us about the band future plans and upcoming releases and tours?
Nouman Javaid: Yes! There are so many forthcoming releases ahead. I’m working with Samir Karnik again after Yamla Pagla Deewana for an other film of his as a music director … introducing new singers in bollywood from Pakistan … tours are unpredictable have a few planned but lets see how things progress … I have planning to do a lot of things … writing a book … planning to release my long awaited video of my song sarah, working on completing my album and then releasing it … also planning to produce films to show the world that we can make good films in Pakistan also and I really want to introduce new talent.
The News Tribe: Any words of wisdom for new comers in the field?
Nouman Javaid: Try to be honest towards your work n every one … don’t take other singers as your competitors … try to make music for people … and always have respect for women in your heart as you have respect for the women in your family (for men).