Umair Jaswal is a Pakistani film, television actor, singer-songwriter and music producer from Islamabad. He was also lead vocalist of the rock band Qayaas. Umair is the brother of singers Yasir Jaswal and Uzair Jaswal.
Jaswal started his career in 2008 by joining the rock band Qayaas. Umair gained popularity in 2009 with the song ‘Tanha’ and ‘Umeed’. He joined Coke Studio season 5 with his band in 2012 and performed the song Charkha Nolakha with Atif Aslam. Qayaas released their debut album Uss Paar in 2011 with Umair as a lead vocalist. The songs ‘Halaak’ and ‘Inquilaab’ from the album were featured in the film Waar. In Coke Studio season 6, Umair decided to go solo. He performed the song ‘Khayal’ on the first episode of Coke Studio season 6 which was also featured in film Waar.In 2013 Umair was nominated as Pakistan's youth ambassador by the International Human Rights Commission. In Coke Studio season 8 Umair performed the song "Sammi Meri Waar" with QB which received more than two million views in two weeks. In an interview to The Express Tribune he told that he also received hate mails after release of the song. Umair said: "Man! I’ve received audio messages from places like Iraq. The main idea behind doing this song was to penetrate a bigger market and fortunately that is exactly what happened". Umair made his Lollywood debut in the war epic film Yalghaar as Captain Umair. He also made his television debut by appearing in the serial Mor Mahal (2016), playing the lead role of a nawab alongside Meesha Shafi. In an interview Jaswal said, "I'm honored to be a part of the biggest Pakistani television production to date. I’m sharing the screen with some of the best actors in the industry. Sarmad is a phenomenal storyteller and Sarmad Sehbai a wordsmith second to none. I can’t wait to share the project with the viewers."
On October 20, 2020 it was announced that he has married the Pakistani female actor Sana Javed.
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