Ali Sethi is a Pakistani singer, musician, writer, and columnist. Sethi achieved critical appraisal and recognition for authoring a novel The Wish Maker, which has been ranked in may top-ten lists and has been listed for DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize Award. Sethi wrote several columns for New York Times, The New Yorker, The Caravan, and The Friday Times.
In 2013, he began focusing increasingly on his music career and made his film debut as a playback singer in The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013) and later release a cover single "Mohabbat Karne Waley" in a same year. Between 2014 and 2015 he released four cover singles including his own version of Reshma's song "Kithay Nain Na Jori", which added further acclaim to his music career. Sethi recorded two songs "Kya Hoga" and "Aah Ko Chayie" for film Manto (2015) and debuted as a featured artist in the eighth season of Pakistani music reality show Coke Studio.
In 2016, he released his first original single "Mahi Mera", that received critical acclaim. Sethi received his first Lux Style Award nomination as a Best Playback Singer - Male at 15th Lux Style Awards, and was nominated for Best Playback Singer - Male at 2nd ARY Film Awards, both for "Aah Ko Chayie". He also received a Hum Award nomination at 4th Hum Awards for "Kithay Nain" in a Best Music Single category.
Born on: 2 July, 1984
Born in: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan