Nimra Mehra

By Gul Nasreen
Tue, 02, 24

Let’s see what are the likes and dislikes of this gal who is also Spotify’s singer of the month. Read on…

Nimra Mehra

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Young and talented, Nimra Mehra has been active as a musician since the past six years. She is truly a star in the making and is known for hits like ‘Tu Subhu Di Pak Hawa Warga’; ‘Zehar’, ‘Yaar Mod Dey’ and others. For Nimra music is her passion, “It’s all I ever wanted to do,” shares Nimra. Her song ‘Tu Subhu Di Pak Hawa Warga’ went viral on YouTube in 2023 and broke the records of popularity. According to statistics, more than 11 million people have viewed the video. Nimra also sang many OSTs for famous television dramas.

Hailing from Lahore, this Punjabi songstress has been recently appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for Women’s Empowerment by the International Human Rights Commission; Nimra’s impact extends beyond her amazing music. Her latest release, ‘Je Pata Hunda’, is included on the EQUAL Pakistan playlist – a curated collection that celebrates women creators across Pakistan. These days Nimra is working on her debut album that will be out on Beyond Records. Let’s see what are the likes and dislikes of this gal who is also Spotify’s singer of the month. Read on…

What is your specialised field of singing?

Pop and R&B.

What is your most memorable concert to date?

It was in Islamabad; a fan came up to the stage and gave me more than 20 flowers.

How does it feel to be Ambassador of the Month for EQUAL Pakistan?

It feels great. I am honoured. It’s really inspiring.

How important do you think such initiatives are for women artists of our country?

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Initiatives like Spotify’s Equal programme promotes women empowerment and puts Pakistani female talents to a global audience.

Tell us about your song that is being featured on the EQUAL Pakistan playlist.

The song ‘Je Pata Hunda’ is based on a true story that describes the regret of falling in love with the wrong ones in your life.

Have you released any music albums so far?

Not yet, my debut album is coming out soon.

Top 3 songs in your playlist?

Je Pata Hunda, Goli Maar Di and Hawa Warga.

Your favourite international music celebrity?

Selena Gomez, I adore her.

Who is your icon in the music industry?

Abida Parveen, Nazia Hassan and Naseebo Lal.

What was the role of music in your early years of life?

It was a passion that turned into a profession.

Who were your favourite pop stars when you were in your teens?

Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Nazia Hassan, Naseebo Lal, Shreya Ghoshal.

What was the first instrument that you learned to play?

Guitar. The instrument always fascinated me.

Your most irritating habit…

I don’t answer calls.

You don’t like people who are…


You are afraid of…

My close ones.

Your most valuable possession?

A family photo with my mother, father and brother.

Your all-time favourite movie?

‘Fast & Furious’.

Are you a shopaholic?

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What bores you the most?

Lame songs.

You are crazy about…


How do you like to spend your Sundays?

Waking up late, relaxing at my terrace with a cup of coffee and listening to some great music.

What is your favourite tune nowadays?

My latest song, Goli Maar Di.

If you could have a musician tag along with you on tour, whom would you choose?

Ariana Grande. She is amazing.

Your favourite hangout?

In the studio and working on new projects.

If you had access to a time machine, which era would you revisit?

Early 2000s - to relive my childhood with my parents.

Who do you see as your main competitor?


Do you agree that it is important to learn and understand old music and its history?

For me it doesn’t apply, but yes, one should learn the basics that can polish the skill with time.

Song that always gets you on the dance floor?

Nowadays it’s my latest song, Goli Maar Di, and trust me I love it!

What books are on your bedside table?

‘Romeo and Juliet’ by William Shakespeare.

First thing you do when you wake up in the morning?

Check my social media handles.

What’s the last thing you bought?

A toothbrush.

When I am not working, I am usually…

Relaxing at home.

The most important relationship lesson you have learnt so far…

Is to love yourself for now (laughs).

You get super uncomfortable when…

People pretend to be what they are not.

The biggest misconception about you is...

That I am rude, which is not true.

Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?

On top of the music scene in Pakistan and globally.

Something very few people know about you…

I love cars.

What is your ultimate desire?

To achieve my goals and give back to my community.