Abdullah Siddiqui stunned as he makes it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List

Abdullah Siddiqui stunned as he makes it to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List

He has written and produced music for acts such as Fawad Khan, Meesha Shafi, Shamoon Ismail and Aima Baig.
20 Apr, 2021

The electropop prodigy who took Pakistan's indie music platform by storm, Abdullah Siddiqui, just made it to the Forbes Under 30 under 30 Asia List and we couldn't be more proud.

The singer, who rose to fame through his original track Resistance on Nescafe Basement's Season 5 in 2019 announced the exciting news on social media and is a little dazed.

"Forbes 30 Under 30. I’m completely stunned and so incredibly grateful," he said. "To everyone who helped me get here, thank you."

According to the American business magazine, which titles him as a producer, "Siddiqui began producing English-language electronic music at the age of 11 and started releasing it as an independent artist when he was 16.

"The native of Lahore has appeared on Nescafé Basement, a Pakistani TV series that showcases the music of underground artists. He has written and produced music for some prominent singers in Pakistan, including Fawad Khan, Meesha Shafi, Shamoon Ismail and Aima Baig."

The 30 Under 30 list recognises and highlights the next generation of talent. Siddiqui's achievement comes under the entertainment and sports category.

Naturally, many big names publicly congratulated the star on this huge achievement.

From experimenting with Michael Jackson covers on an old German audio software, to burning through iPads producing his music on rudimentary applications and still managing to sound like a pro, Siddiqui has been making music for over a decade now, and has definitely come a long way.


Zak Apr 20, 2021 02:32pm
As Obama once told an Indian audience, " Pakistan is a nation with one of the most talented and intelligent people..." Congratulations Abdullah Siddiqi.
Salman Apr 20, 2021 02:57pm
He is very talented.
Salman Apr 20, 2021 06:02pm
Well done boy! Proud of you.
Dr. Salaria, Aamir Ahmad Apr 20, 2021 07:01pm
Great achievement. Keep it up and hang on tough.
Naeem Husain Apr 20, 2021 07:33pm
Cogrtulation on your great success! Keep up the good work!
Alexa Apr 20, 2021 07:59pm
Great to see the contributions of people backstage being recognised.
Trader JJ Apr 20, 2021 11:22pm
Too bad no one in India knows who he is. He will never ever be able to make the big Bollywood money. Let’s see if he’s even around in 5 years time. The real reason, Pakistani actors complain on being banned by Bollywood is not patriotic, but, losing the chance to make the big bucks.
Sarah Apr 20, 2021 11:35pm
never heard of him.
Ahmar Qureshi Apr 21, 2021 09:30am
Stunning talent out shined itself to galvanize the Fans & Forbes! :-) Great Job! Prodigy Excellence!