Omer Nadeem (Muhammad Omer Nadeem) is a singer-song writer, composer, musician, and music producer. He belongs to a Muslim family and has been raised in Lahore, Pakistan. His family education background is quite strong. His maternal Grandfather Dr. Rafi Muhammad Chaudhry is known as the Father of Nuclear Physics of Pakistan and is the man behind making Pakistan a nuclear power. Omer did his schooling from Garrison Academy for Boys and then did his intermediate from Government College University, Lahore. He completed his Bachelor’s degree from Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom. After completing his ACCA, Omer did his MBA in International Business with Distinction from Coventry University, United Kingdom.
Initially Omer Nadeem had a band named Sifaar with Haider Halim (Roxen band Rhythm Guitarist) and the band recorded two songs first in 2004 with the name “Hadd Se Guzar Jaane Dou” that was an instant hit on the internet with some pure western Pop/Rock sound that the audience were shocked to listen this sort of music in Pakistan. It was recorded by non other than Mekaal Hasan in Digital Fidelity Studio Lahore. Later on another song was released in 2006 that was called “Bisaat”. Later in 2008, Omer started his solo career.
Omer’s major western musical inspirations are Michael Jackson and Pink Floyd. Lately, he started to build interest and naturally learn eastern music by listening to great qawwalis of the legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan sahab. Omer has also learned a lot by listening to A.R Rahman, Kishore Kumar, and Muhammad Rafi.
Omer has officially released 5 videos world wide out of which 3 are with Khiza (UK based Asian Producer) named as “Aey Khuda”, “Dil ka Diya”, “Teri Yaad”. These songs were released by Hi-Tech Music Ltd. Teri Yaad was exclusively released by Indya Records in India.
In July 2009, Omer Nadeem released his debut video “Aey Khuda” which was a massive hit and still is one of the favourite number of his fans.
In January 2010, Omer Nadeem released another video “Dil Ka Diya” that further gave boost to his popularity. Omer Nadeem is well known in the UK for his songs “Aey Khuda”, “Dil Ka Diya” and “Teri Yaad”.
In November 2010, his song “Thum Zara” in a mexican movie called “Spanish Beauty” a.k.a “A Beautiful Wife” was released in hindi featuring BARBARA MORI (KITES movie fame actress).
In December 2010, his duet with SHREYA GHOSHAL in the song called “Sau Baar” which is composed by SANDESH SHANDILYA (Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum, Jab We Met, Piya Basanti Re, Chameli, Ustaad and Divas Album and so on) and written by IRSHAD KAMIL (He is the writer who always gets nominated as a best lyricist in every bollywood award) for the movie “Yamla Pagla Deewana” starring DHARMENDRA, SUNNY DEOL and BOBBY DEOL got a massive response across the globe.
In Februray 2011, Omer Nadeem did a song for the title track of the bollywood flick ‘Yeh Dooriyan’.
Omer Nadeem has also been an active narrator of Aag TV. In March 2011, Omer appeared in Aag TV Official Channel ID.
In September 2011, Omer Nadeem released the video of “Teri Yaad” with Khiza that tremendously got positive response and got released in India from the lable “Indya Records” and is still getting more popular abroad.
In February 2012, Omer Nadeem gave his fans a treat by releasing the original version produced in Pakistan of his song “Teri Yaad” featuring his sister MYRA NADEEM on vocals. This version got even better response than the UK version.
In March 2012, Omer Nadeem did an OST for the drama serial “Teri Meri Dosti”. Once again the response was appreciable and people started dedicating this song to their friends by making a video of their pictures and playing this song in the background.
In August 2012, Omer Nadeem discovered a new and unique style of his own that turned the tables. His brand new video “Kin Rastoon Pay” did wonders for him. From audio to video, from composition to lyrics, and his looks everything is changed. This is one of the most appreciated and Critically Acclaimed song and video of Omer Nadeem. It even got great reviews over different Pakistani music portals like KoolMuzone and ViewsCraze.
In January 2013, Omer’s voice was used for a wonderful drama serial “Samjhota Express” OST called “Kis Tarah” which was aired on PTV Home and Express Entertainment. Directed and Produced by the talented Ali Tahir and the song was composed by Amir Qureshi and recorded by Sohail Abbas.
In April 2013, he did another narration for another Aag TV ID “Yeah Nojawano Ki Aag Hai Bujh Nahi Sakti”.
In May 2013, Omer Nadeem did voice over for Imran Khan’s political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Official Election Campaign Ad.
In May 2014, Omer did the duet with Kiran Chaudhary for OST of drama serial “Rung” directed and produced by Ali Tahir. The song was composed by Amir Qureshi and recorded by Sohail Abbas.
In September 2014, Omer again did something as a contribution towards the political scenario of Pakistan in the shape of his song “Girti Deewar” produced non other than Saad Sultan and video directed by Azeem Amin (Mind Bridge Studios)
In February 2015, a beautiful romantic cover song called “Naide Naide” took Omer’s fans breath away. This song is produced by Omer Nadeem himself.
In May 2015, in association with T Series, Omer Nadeem released the super hit song “Tu Aas Hai Meri”. Making you realize the essence of love in your life.
In June 2015, Omer offered his voice for a track called “Pyari Beti” associated with a musical campaign “Gao Suno Badlo” portraying equity, democracy, and solidarity by Mishermay Productions. It is a duet with Zenab Fatimah. The project director is Ali Aftab Saeed. The song has been produced by Saad Sultan.
In July 2015, Omer Nadeem lent his voice for the OST of Pakistani drama serial Mera Naam Yousuf Hai aired on A Plus. The song is called “Bas Tu”. Although, its short but it really makes you listen to it on repeat.
In April 2016, Omer Nadeem collaborated with T-Series and launched the video of the song “Dildariyan”. The video was on-aired on major channels such as B4U Music, Brit Asia and so on. It did well on iTunes charts.
In January 2017, after the success of Dildariyan Movie Box collaborated with Omer Nadeem for the song of “Jadon Yaad” which ranked # 3 on iTunes charts worldwide.
In January 2018, after the gap of 1 year Omer Nadeem thought to bring back old school Pakistani Pop/Rock genre back and he decided to release the video of his own song “Hadh Unplugged” that was first released in 2004 when he was only 15.
Omer Nadeem has performed in various cities of Pakistan including Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Multan, Abbottabad, and Peshawar. He has also performed in various shows under the banner of JBN Jaws and U-Rock (a promotional campaign of Ufone).
On 1st June 2014, Omer’s name got included in few Pakistani artists who got the privilege to perform at SSE Arena (also known as Wembley Arena), London United Kingdom. Omer Nadeem have also performed at St. Georges Hall in Bradford, United Kingdom along with Abrar-ul-Haq. This is one of the places where legends like Dilip Kumar have performed in the past.
Omer Nadeem also got the privilege to perform at BBC Maida Vale studios for BBC Asian Network on 29th April, 2015.Omer Nadeem has also performed in most famous UK desi festivals including performance at Southall Mela on 7th June, 2015.
In past he has also worked with some of the major music acts of Pakistan like Atif Aslam, Jal, and Roxen. Composing his own music for quite some time now, His album is almost ready to hit the market.