Skip to main content

Once again, Hadiqa Kiani, the most loved and popular female singer-songwriter of Pakistan, having an extensive repertoire of heartfelt Sufi tunes, has proved her singing prowess in her rendition of Jani Door Gaye. This rendition has taken the internet by storm, winning hearts not only in Pakistan but around the world. Beyond showcasing her exceptional voice, the piece pays a moving tribute to the late Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Directed by Abdullah Haris and featuring Wahaj Ali and Hania Aamir, the video brings this qawali to life, offering a mesmerizing world for all to explore.

Here’s why Jani Door Gaye by Hadiqa Kiani deserves a top spot on your qawwali playlist:

Hadiqa’s magic

Hadiqa Kiani’s voice is undeniably a precious gem in the music industry. She’s renowned for her captivating vocals, consistently elevating listeners to the heights of Sufi joy. What makes Hadiqa truly unique is her unparalleled ability to encapsulate the essence of Sufi music. Her melodies transcend the material world, offering a spiritual experience that transcends boundaries.

Her past hits, including ‘Kamli,’ ‘Kamlee Da Dhola,’ ‘Chaap Tilak,’ ‘Bhit Ja Bhitai,’ ‘Daachi Waaliya,’ ‘Jaanay Iss Dil,’ and ‘Rung,’ have stood the test of time, serving as timeless gateways to spiritual solace. Her artistic brilliance lies in her versatility, attracting an audience from diverse backgrounds.

A fitting tribute

Hadiqa Kiani’s Jani Door Gaye isn’t just another cover – it’s an unforgettable homage to the legendary Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. She skillfully preserves the spiritual and emotional depth that defines Nusrat Sahab’s work while adding her unique touch. It’s a reimagining of Nusrat’s musical legacy for a new generation of music lovers.

Hadiqa’s soul-stirring vocals make this tribute a transcendent experience, bridging the divine and earthly worlds. The musical arrangement is notable, highlighting the magical harmonium and tabla, played by Ustad Dildaar Hussain Khan Sahab, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s tabla player. Music producer Irfan Kiani, a key figure in Hadiqa’s career, recorded and arranged this heartfelt homage.

A cinematic marvel

Jani Door Gaye is more than just phenomenal singing; it’s a sufi experience beautifully complemented by an extravagant visual presentation. Directed by Abdullah Haris, the music video goes beyond storytelling, effectively capturing the song’s emotional depth and significance.

What makes this musical masterpiece even more poignant is the personal connection. The video becomes a heartfelt tribute to the late Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, inspired by the losses of both Hadiqa Kiani and Abdullah Haris—their mothers’ passing. This depth and authenticity shine through, reflecting their grief and personal experiences.

Talented actors Wahaj Ali and Hania Aamir play characters entwined in a timeless romance, portraying two souls in love who long to be reunited as they traverse realms of life and death in the video. The central theme revolves around the impending separation of Hania’s character, driven by unwavering love and the pain of being apart from her beloved, creating an incredibly moving storyline.

The art direction and cinematography transport you to the grandeur of Mughal magnificence, enhancing the soulful tribute of the song through imaginative storytelling.

Jani Door Gaye is a visual and auditory masterpiece, going beyond the realm of a typical qawwali.

Step into the musical realm of Jani Door Gaye, where Hadiqa Kiani’s mesmerizing vocals, a heartfelt homage to Ustaad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and a gripping storyline in the music video come together. As the song climbs the charts on platforms like Wynk Music, Gaana, YouTube Music, JioSaavn, Spotify, and Amazon Music, don’t miss the immersive experience offered by the official music video on Sufi Score’s YouTube channel.

Leave a Reply