Hadiqa Kiani at PTV Anniversary 2010

The queen of pop, hadiqa kiani takes her musical career serious! This diva started off with her musical beginning at a very tender age on a local Pakistan Television, PTV. Ptv recently celebrated its anniversary and invited Hadiqa on stage. This musical diva set the stage on fire, as she appeared in a dress designed by a renowned famous fashion designer; Ali Xeeshan. The queen sang 3 songs, tuk tuk, chankata and wanjili from her latest album; "Aasmaan" and left everyone jaw dropped and wanting more.

Hadiqa Kiani - UNDP Field Trip

25th November, 2010 
UNDP National goodwill ambassador Hadiqa Kiani & UNDP Country Director Toshihiro Tanaka, along with UNDP team visited the affected areas of Mughal Key, Nowshera, Pakistan and jotted down the problems faced by the people. UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador stepped up and supported the cause in representing UNDP organization.United Nations Development Program National Goodwill Ambassador Hadiqa Kiani was presented with hand made dupattas and art craft by the women of the village as a gift for coming to visit them.
This queen of pop was moved by their kind gestures and promised to give her non stop flood relief efforts and her support for the UNDP.
The National Goodwill ambassador of UNDP and Country Director Toshihiro Tanaka also addressed the media about their official work and their future plans to help the flood affected areas.


According to the details given on UNDP official website: UNDP Pakistan has successfully supported numerous reconstruction projects including street pavements, drainage systems and culverts in flood hit areas while many others are in progress. These projects also constitute UNDP’s Cash for Work programme, wherein community members are provided supplies and paid employment to work on reconstruction of infrastructure in their communities and localities.
UNDP Pakistan’s National Goodwill Ambassador, Hadiqa Kiani, and Country Director Toshihiro Tanaka, visited various locations in District Nowshera of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province and met with beneficiaries of UNDP interventions in the flood affected areas. The localities visited included village of Chowki Drab in the Amanpur area of Nowshera and village Khushhaal Garh in Akora Khattak area.
UNDP’s Cash for Work project has been providing employment opportunities and livelihoods to over 2900 beneficiaries from communities here. A total of 19 streets have been paved, 46 culverts rebuilt and 5 drainage ways constructed in these villages.
The National Goodwill Ambassador and Country Director also attended community meetings in the localities and reaffirmed their pledge for continued support. These meetings of both males and females are held regularly to enable communities to identify and prioritize their needs especially those related to the restoration of community infrastructure.
While speaking at a community meeting, Hadiqa said, “People should not forget their brothers and sisters who are shelter-less in the coming winters. Our responsibility towards them extends beyond initial humanitarian support. The upcoming phase of reconstruction of houses and lives is critically important and we all should contribute financially and materially”. 
The area of Chowki Drab was submerged under 10 feet of water following flash floods as the Kabul River spilled over its banks in July this year. The catastrophe washed away all community infrastructure, crops and hutments leaving the residents shelter-less and unemployed.
Tufail, a local resident said “the Cash for Work project has been the only means of gainful employment as all farming was disrupted after the floods. I am thankful to the UNDP for helping us rebuild our village and bring semblance of order following the disruption of lives here”.
In the Ahmed Colony locality of Khushhaal Garh, Goodwill Ambassador Hadiqa Kiani and UNDP Country Director Toshihiro Tanaka also inspected the development work of street pavements and spoke of area residents in community meetings, reiterating their promise of continued support to the flood hit communities.
The communities also thanked UNDP and high appreciated the Refugee Affected and Hosting Areas (RAHA) programme which has been providing support to internally displaced persons following evacuation of localities after floods.



 

Hadiqa Kiani - The Show Stopper!

For over a decade, this queen of pop music industry continues to sweep everyone off their feet with her heart gripping vocal abilities and her flawless sense of style. Indeed she seems picky when it comes to designers and it is without a certain doubt, her taste of fashion is distinct and carried well.

Hadiqa Kiani & Shehzad Roy On The Ramp

November, 2010 
Hadiqa Kiani & Shehzad Roy Walked the Ramp for the designers: Asifa & Nabeel
Day 2, of PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2010 started with great excitement. The day opened with music icons Shahzad Roy and Hadiqa Kiani walking the ramp for Asifa & Nabeel’s collection “Romulus”. The Lahore based designer duo’s collection was divided into two parts; one that showed self assurance and the other that showed a pleasant surprise with a decorative element. Beautifully created, the prints were a whirlwind of light and dark colours draping symmetrically in the silhouette. This collection for women was a blend of chiffon and silks with Swarovskies, Zardozi and Beads. Talking about their participation in the second PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week the duo said “We are very glad to be a part of the Sunsilk fashion week being held in Karachi .The chair person Sehyr Saigol has put in all her energy to make it an event to be remembered.  PFDC has incorporated many big players who will support and facilitate the process, and big business is exactly what fashion is supposed to be.”
(On the left: The Cute talented couple of Asifa & Nabeel). The label Asifa & Nabeel has been established for the past 13 years and is well renowned and respected for their Prêt-à-porter, Haute Couture and Bridal lines they also participated their dresses in charity show called “Fashion Gives Back” in which the Fashion Week with many other designers. The brand currently retails across 3 of Pakistan’s major cities as well as to an international clientele. Indeed their signature style is found in their flamboyant use of diverse fabrics and unique interplay of colors and cuts. The previous Fashion Week showcased Asifa & Nabeel’s formal womenswear collection. Based in pure fabrics including chiffons and silks with fusion silhouettes, their collection reflects an amalgamation of vibrant embroidery inspired by the Kalash and Kafiristani aesthetic.
 This collection also drew from the Russian painter and graphic artist Wassily Kandinksy’s painting ‘Composition VII’ in which an oval seems almost the eye of a compositional hurricane, surrounded by swirling masses of color and form which according to Art scholars, feels like an operatic outburst of pure painting. Traditional Pakistani threadwork and stones along with Dabka and Zardozi work were seen in this collection.

website: http://www.asifanabeel.com/

PFDC (day one) - Stunning Hadiqa !

Stunning Hadiqa Kiani, the queen of pop arrived on the ramp at the first day of the PFDC fashion week with her unique presence and received a standing elevation from the audience. Day 1, Act 1; The Nikie n Nina's dress worn by none other than Hadiqa Kiani, outclassed everyone and truly made the singer a certain show stopper! The Diva continues to prove whatever she is dressed in, she carries it well.Nickie and Nina are two sisters with an indisputable flair for fashion. The two designers together form an impressive team behind the Lahore based house of haute couture. The due work with a variety of fabrics and what truly sets them apart is the innovative way they combine two or more textures in a single garment. Similarly, they mix bright and subtle hues in a unique fusion of colour displaying a fine-tuned aesthetic sense. It is without a doubt, Nikie n Nina picked the perfect superstar for their ramp as a show stopper; Hadiqa Kiani!


The Couture collection which was inspired by Kösem Sultan, mother to the Ottoman Emperor and later to become one of the most powerful women in the Ottoman Empire and Muslim history. Nickie Nina’s dynamic Fashion Week Couture collection took a cue from this classy and powerful feminist, illustrating her bravery and legendary poise through a series of elegant and vibrant designs. The collection used flowing lines and rich hues merged with extravagant embroidery and traditional embellishments that brought to mind the regal days of yore. Speaking about their participation and their collection at the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week, the duo has said, “Hailing from a family of formidable women, the iconic design house of Nickie Nina has always sought to represent strong feminine ideals in its collections”. Renowned musician Hadiqa Kiani walked the ramp for Nickie Nina. The sister duo of Nickie and Nina together form the impressive team behind the Lahore based house of haute couture which was launched in 2000. The duo works with a variety of fabrics and their signature style rests on the innovative way they combine two or more textures in a single creation. 

A Glimpse of BTS of PFDC Sunsilk Fashion show

November, 2010 (DAY ONE)

Hadiqa Kiani was previously seen in February 2010 at the pfdc fashion week, all draped in red, with a hair style and a smile to die for. Recently, Hadiqa was seen backstage preparing for day One -PFDC Sunsilk Fashion show red carpet event; all dressed in black with a polka dot (b&w) top inside, a thick silver chain around her neck, a stylish huge belt around her waist and her long brown streaked hair screaming flawlessness! Hadiqa arrived to the red carpet and left everyone stunned with her style of perfection. This queen of pop always comes up with different looks. Undoubtedly, every look suits her. No wonder they call her the show stopper! Heres a glimpse of it:

Hadiqa Kiani to walk the RAMP again!

Hadiqa Kiani is to walk the ramp on PFDC Sunsilk Fashion show,2010 on the opening of its first two days as the show stopper for two designers. The queen of Pop was previously seen walking the ramp in February 2010 PFDC for Asfi n Nabil as the show stopper. HADIQA KIANI PFDC SUNSILK FASHION SHOW NOVEMBER, 2010 UPDATE (COMING SOON) For those who might have missed Hadiqa Kiani's ramp walk in Feb,2010 - here is a link to the video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2knu3ZlKrHA

Hadiqa Joins Superstars for flood relief

Hadiqa joins along the superstar flood relief campaign and contributes her share to the noble cause, alongside other mainstream and legendary artists such as Abida Parveen, Strings, Shafqat Amanat Ali & many more. According to the site "www.superstarsforfloodrelief.com"; is about those Superstars who could dedicate musical hits and share inspirational messages in the name of the Flood. Superstars who people felt were their own, appealing to them in a voice that they recognise. Covering the world with a wave of emotion and understanding. Superstar for flood relief is a concept and the main idea behind is:
  • Releasing, covering and dedicating one or more of their music hits in the name of the Flood
  • Requesting their fans across the world to buy the music hit from iTunes
  • Requesting their fans across Asia to buy the music hit from their mobile phone as a song, caller tune or ring tone
  • Recording inspirational video messages
  • Requesting their fans to make a donation to their chosen charity/organization
  • Donating all proceeds to their chosen charity/organization.

DAWN News - Hadiqa Kiani & Aisam ul Haq (UNDP)

Article by Madeeha Syed
Prominent members from Pakistan’s entertainment and lifestyle industry have been actively working to provide relief to the victims of the floods that recently devastated the country.
From the music industry, Hadiqa Kiani has been at the forefront of this effort and has travelled to Muzaffargarh and other affected areas, has appealed for donations in various educational institutions, appeared in telethons and has personally distributed goods to the affectees. At the moment she is helping construct housing facilities in Nowshera. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s own superstar tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi has also been actively involved in flood-relief efforts. He has repeatedly spoken about the issue and has made appeals during his various media appearances and matches.Keeping their service in mind, the United Nations has appointed both Hadiqa and Aisam as Goodwill Ambassadors for Early Recovery and they will be working under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Other UN ambassadors actively working under the UNDP include the Crown Prince Magnus from Norway, Antonio Banderas (actor) from the United States, Maria Sharapova (tennis player) from Russia, Ronaldo (football player) from Brazil, Zadien Zedan (football player) from France, Didier Drogba (football player) from United Kingdom and Misako Konno (TV personality) from Japan.

Hadiqa Kiani & AisamulHaq Appointed as UNDP National Goodwill Ambassadors

8th november 2010
Pop singer Hadiqa Kiani and tennis player Aisamul Haq Qureshi have been appointed ‘Goodwill Ambassadors’ for Pakistan’s early recovery effort from the unprecedented floods. The two stars will use their celebrity status and broad appeal to help the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) raise the profile of needs of more than 20 million people starting to rebuild their lives after the floods that have devastated the country since July, a UNDP press release says. Hadiqa and Aisam will delivered messages of support for early recovery efforts as UNDP mounts efforts in 39 of the worst affected areas of the country to restore livelihoods through job creation, repair of basic community infrastructure and strengthening of local government offices to get public services running again.“UNDP is helping communities affected by the flood, rebuild their lives and I am proud to add my personal commitment to these efforts,”said Hadiqa, who has already helped UNDP raise awareness of environmental issues through her songs. “UNDP is very pleased that Hadiqa and Aisamul Haq have come on board as our first national goodwill ambassadors in Pakistan,” said UNDP Country Director Toshihiro Tanaka. 
WATCH VIDEO HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARtRXVrOujM
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Hadiqa Kiani Launches "Aasmaan" Video

Hadiqa Kiani launches her new music video "O'Aasmaan", dedicated to the flood victims of Pakistan. For those who might have missed it, here is the link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik_MCYcYxKA

Hadiqa Kiani on PTV Morning Show

Hadiqa Kiani appears on PTV Morning Show, "Meena Bazaar" hosted by Ayesha Sana and talks about the flood relief efforts she is doing. Hadiqa Kiani showed her exclusive new video on PTV she made for the flood victims of Pakistan.

Hadiqa Kiani Continues to Donate

Hadiqa Kiani is unstoppable with the humanitarian heart she has devoted her time and efforts to. Sources tell Hadiqa Kiani quoted in a recent interview, "I am devastated by the catastrophe of flood and it aches my heart knowing thousands of people have been left homeless all across the flood hit areas. My mission to help has just begun, I will not stop no matter what and will continue to keep on doing as much as I can for the flood affected victims".
Hadiqa Kiani gathered all her circle of friends to come together and contribute to the cause as she was recently seen again in the Relief Camp, Lahore Fortress Stadium delivering essential items for the flood victims.

Hadiqa Kiani's Shelter - Spread The Light

Hadiqa Kiani seems like on a non stop mission to help the victims of flood as she continues to work day and night for donations with her personal efforts. Hadiqa Kiani recently released a trailer of her upcoming video. For those of you who might have missed it, here is the link: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgMhyqxElMM

Hadiqa Kiani on 50 Minute (GEO TV)

Hadiqa Kiani appears on 50 minute along side other musicians, such as legendary Arif Lohar and Xulfi.(Call band) to create flood disaster awareness and to urge people to continue with their relief efforts. Geo Tv ran a package on Hadiqa kiani and highlighted her personal non stop relief efforts. Hadiqa Kiani's work is highly commendable. For those who might have missed it, here is a Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPdF6hJxdaM&feature=related







People Of Heaven - Hadiqa Kiani

Hadiqa Kiani appears on a small package made on her, "people of heaven". In this package, she mentions how devastated she was and speaks about her birthday on 11th August. Watch the package to know the whole story about how Hadiqa started off with her flood relief effort. For those who might have missed it, heres a link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVJhVg7nYO4

Hadiqa Kiani Visits the Flood Affected Area

BASTI KALRAYWALA, MULTAN
Hadiqa Kiani recently visited the flood affected area of Basti Kalraywala, near Muzaffargarh Multan and distributed her donations to the victims. Hadiqa Kiani's persistence shows by her non stop relief effortts, her personal visits to these areas and the will to deliver the necessary items with her own hands. 





Hadiqa Kiani makes an Appeal to UCP Students

Hadiqa Kiani made an appeal to the students of University of Central Punjab (UCP) and motivated them to help the victims of disaster. Hadiqa Kiani created awareness and told her plans that she will visit one of the affected areas very soon and if everyone can join hands and contribute to the cause, it will be more than a blessing for those in need. 


Hadiqa Kiani was later presented with an award by the staff of UCP and she quoted, "If I can motivate even one person here to help support the victims of flood - that - will be a bigger award for me



Hadiqa Kiani on a non stop flood relief mission

16th August, 2010
Hadiqa Kiani is on a non-stop mission to help the victims of flood and this has been proven by her endless ventures as she is seen delivering boxes of essential food items to the army flood relief camp, over and over again.  This is a true star!

Hadiqa Kiani at Army Relief Camp, Fortress Stadium

Hadiqa Kiani was seen on 15th August, 2010 at the Fortress Stadium, Army Relief Camp, Lahore talking to the army officials and inquiring about the flood affected areas. Hadiqa Kiani sat down and jotted the list of essential items that were instantly required by the flood affected people and asked details on how the army has been handling the delivery of the various donations. It shows Hadiqa is undoubtedly living up to her commitments she made earlier on Geo television as she was later spotted delivering a truck full of food items to the relief camp. She is certainly one of the very few mainstream artists of Pakistan who have devoted their time and non stop efforts to this cause and it certainly seems like she isn't stopping any time soon. 

Hadiqa Kiani on GEO Pakistan - 14th August 2010

Hadiqa Kian was invited on "Geo Pakistan" show that aired Live on GEO Television, 14th August 2010 to create flood disaster awareness and to motivate people for more donations in this noble cause. Hadiqa mentioned how devastated she was knowing thousands of people had died and millions had become homeless without adequate food supplies and proper shelter. She also mentioned how depressed she was on her birthday (11th August) and did not celebrate it due to the effect of the flood catastrophe on her. She also told of the commitments she has made with herself to endlessly help the flood affected people of Pakistan and promised that her efforts will not stop and she will make sure of maximum help, by any means necessary and she will give to the people-in-need of her country, as much as she can. 
Hadiqa Kiani appeared on the scene dressed in white from head to toe, looking as beautiful as ever.