Waheed Soroor (Persian: ) (born 1971) is a singer from Afghanistan. Waheed Soroor was born in the city of Kabul, Afghanistan. Being the son of two established Cinema, Theatre, TV and Radio artist parents Mazida and Khan Agha Soroor, he caught on to music at an early age. At the age of 8 he performed for school concerts at Said Noor Mohammad Shah Mina School in Karte-Nau. Waheed and his family moved to India in 1982, where he sang as the lead singer for his school in more than 5 large concerts. Waheed Soroor left (during a Qawali concert in India). In the spring of 1987, Waheed and his family moved to Canada where he teamed up with his two brothers Walid and Wais Soroor and performed as the lead singer for the first musical group of Afghanistan in Toronto called Caravan in 1988. Waheed, then, joined his brother Walid Soroor and started a very successful group called king of hearts or Sultane Qalbha where he assumed the role of the keyboard player while he continued his post secondary education at York University in Toronto. Having the native music of his country in his blood, over the years Waheed expanded his horizons and developed a special interest for music from the middle-east.
Waheed was very successful as a keyboard player and played with the likes of Hangama, Seema Tarana, Shadkam, Jawad Ghaziar and Walid Soroor among others artists from Afghanistan. Waheed returned to singing in 2004 and released his first CD titled Let's Dance in December 2005. Much to his surprise,... Read More