Jal Pari was released on 17 July 2004. It is Atif Aslam's first solo album after he left the Pakistani rock group, Jal. Two of his songs from the album were used by Bollywood film directors. Three songs have also been selected for the Hollywood film Man Push Cart. The album is one of the best selling music albums in Pakistan.
Jal Pari has been declared the "Best Selling Album Of The Year" for two consecutive years in a row for 2004 and 2005 by the Pakistani newspaper The News International.
The song "Bheegi Yaadein" was named the "Most Downloaded Pakistani Song Ever" from various Pakistani music websites by DAWN newspaper.