|Date of birth||1964|
|Function/Grade||Femal Afghan Singer|
|History and Biodata||
Naghma Shahperai mostly known as Naghma was born on January 1, 1964, in Kandahar, Afghanistan. She belongs to the Pashtun ethnic group and is one the prominent Afghan singer who started in the early 1970s.
Shahperai has around 3000 songs on her credit. In addition, she has performed in dozens of concerts around the globe. As a young girl she was intrigued by music and had the talent and passion required to gain a worldwide fame in music. Her performance as a traditional Afghan music icon has inspired masses both in Afghanistan and abroad.
Naghma sings in Pashto and Dari (Persian). Her music is popular in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan.
Prominent Afghan singer Shahperai Naghma received the best civil award from the Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari for her best performance in conveying the peace message. (20130324) Naghma received the president’s pride of permance award along with Shahida Minni and Shahida Latif.