Amul Chhote Ustaad – Do Deshon Ki ek Awaaz – Profile of kids from Pakistan
Sayyed Mair Hasan : 13 years old Mair from Lahore is a huge follower of WWE and knows all about the intimidating wrestlers. He is so passionate about wrestling that he can lift a person who is twice his weight. He hasn’t even spared his older brother! Mair loves reading mystery and horror novels though he is not very fond of watching horror films.
Mair was 3 years old when he surprised everyone by picking up the microphone during a show and started singing. Thus began his music journey. He won his first prize for singing a Sonu Nigam song.
Mair can fix almost any electronic gadget. He was 8 years old when he repaired his computer. He loves photography and clicking portraits and landscapes. He is thrilled to be a part of Chhote Ustaad and says that he will never forget this trip to India.
FARIHA AKRAM : Fariha started singing at the tender age of 4. Initially, her father used to give her talim in music. This is Fariha’s third visit to India. She has come to India In the past with her Ustaadji. This 11 years old girl has also got the opportunity to dine with her group at the palace of the Nawab of Lucknow.
Fariha loves cooking and can make Bhindi ki Sabzi, Quorma, Rotis, Pulao and Sandwiches. Seeing her mother, who is a sewing teacher, Fariha can also stitch very well. She has stitched a salwar-kameez all by herself, without any help from her mother.
Fariha’s father’s dream is to see her become a singer and as per her Chhote Ustaad is her first step to achieving and fulfilling her father’s dream.
WANIA JIBRAAN : Born and brought up in Karachi, 14 years old Wania is a total tomboy. She loves bikes. She says that she would love to meet John Abraham and get him to give her tips about stunts with bikes.
Wania means “Gift of God” and her parents consider her a gift from Allah. They are extremely proud of their confident daughter. She is the head girl of her school and a member of the student council too.
Waniya loves creating things from junk material. She made a photoframe with some scrap wood.
On her first stage performance Wania was very scared and hesitant but today, she is a very confident singer and is even called the “Nightingale” of her school.
Would this Nightingale make her mark with Chhote Ustaad?
ROUHAN ABBAS : Rouhan has inherited his talent in music from his father who is an international musician. His father is his idol.
Rouhan’s father also has great expectations from his son and he made his father proud when he won an award at the music festival in England. At the age of 14, Rouhan has even composed a tune for his father and sung for him.
Apart from singing, Rouhan loves dancing too. He is a sports freak and is a badminton champ. He also adds that no one can beat him at snooker.
Will Rouhan do his father proud with his performances in Chhote Ustaad?
AHSAN ALI : 12 years old Ahsan is a precious child to his parents. Born in Karachi, his parents had made a mannat for the birth of a child. Much loved by his family, Ahsan is a prankster who is always up to some mischief.
His family hailed from Patiala in Punjab but moved to Pakistan during the Partition. Ahsan has music running in his family as the famous singers Shafqat Ali and Amanat Ali who have won our hearts are related to him.
This naughty boy loves to play football and he is also a big foodie.
Ahsan dreams about becoming a pilot someday but right now, music is all that is on his mind. Would Chhote Ustaad give him his musical wings?
MOHD. FAHAD : Fahad’s ancestors were from Jaipur, Rajasthan but his family moved to Pakistan in 1947. He has relatives also living in India.
He is a prankster who loves to tease people. Like most boys his age, Fahad is hooked to video games. He has a tremendous support from his father for his participation in Chhote Ustaad. His father is a singer at a hotel in Karachi and had to struggle a lot to take leave to bring him down to Mumbai for the show to fulfill his son’s dreams of being a singer like him.
Fahad dreams of becoming the biggest singing sensation and also wants to buy a car for his parents. Chhote Ustaad is a stepping stone to this dream of his.
SHAHID ALI : This Karachi boy has been through some tough times but has emerged stronger each time. Shahid lost his father at a very young age and he has never been able to deal with this loss. However, the fact that all his mother’s dreams are pegged on his small shoulders is what has given him the strength to move on with his life.
This dedicated son dreams of taking his mother to Haj someday. His ambition is to become a singer but his aspiration in life is to be a good human being above everything else.
Shahid plays snooker in his free time. He also loves to eat the Achari Gosht cooked by his mother. His entry into Chhote Ustaad is a ray of hope in Shahid and his mother’s life.
ROSE : Rose’s ambition is to be “sabse badi superstar”. This 10 years old doll wants to own a big house and have many huge and posh cars. Rose loves fashion and is fascinated with beautiful clothes and high-heels.
Rose avoids playing games which involve running as she hates losing. She loves to play “kitchen-kitchen”.
Unlike other kids, Rose’s favourite vegetable is karela! Rose has a keen interest in history and reads a lot on this subject. She enjoys going on long drives and likes to spend her time by the sea.
Rose is very serious about her music and refuses to talk too much to preserve her voice. This determination will come in handy during the course of Chhote Ustaad.
MOON : This chhota packet from Faisalabad, Moon, has music running in his blood. His grandfather was an eminent Qawwali singer and his father is also a musician. Infact, his father considers Moon as his lucky charm as he got to travel to England for a performance after Moon’s birth. Moon’s brother on the other hand plays the synthesizer. Since his entire family is immersed in music, it is obvious that Moon too is passionate about music.
Moon wants to make his mark in the world through his singing. Chhote Ustaad is a platform for him to prove himself and make his family proud
FAISAL : Faisal is his Mama’s boy. He loves his mother the most in the whole world. He has come to India with his brother and misses his mother a lot.
He dreams of taking his mother to Haj and also strives to make his mother happy.
Faisal loves to play cricket. Shahid Afridi is his favourite cricketer. He also enjoys watching Hindi films; especially films of Salman Khan. He admires Salman Khan for his tough muscles.
He is also hoping that Chhote Ustaad would help him meet his favourite star
© 2010 indiantvinfo.com