Hanif is the most versatile Singer, Composer, and a Song Writer in the Hollywood / Bollywood music scene. He started singing and playing Harmonium, and Piano at a very early age and later on got into the electronic music by playing Keyboards / Synthesizers.
His initial love of music was always influenced by the Western Rhythm and the Eastern classical touch. Later on he developed his musical skills in the western music and pursued formal training in Composition, Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, Western Classical, and Orchestration at the University Of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC. He holds a Bachelors degree in Management Information Systems from California State University at Fullerton, CA.
By profession Hanif is as a Software Consultant, however, he has managed to pursue his love of musical expression by performing live concerts throughout the U.S, and Canada and also producing CD albums on independent label under Roxie Records. His debut CD album "Reflections" was released in 1995, His second CD album "Impressions of Love" was released by Roxie Records in 1998.
Hanif released his third CD album "Emotions" in year 2000. This CD contains some of his best compositions that he has recorded. One of the top 10 hit was the re-mix of the Punjabi song "Kameez Teri Kaali"
After the success of his past three CD albums, Hanif has crafted a unique style of music, lyrics and singing in his latest CD album "Evolution".