Atif Aslam (born March 12, 1983) is a Pakistani pop singer. He was born in Wazirabad and educated in Lahore and Rawalpindi. He is well-known in the Subcontinent and with ex-pats for his songs 'Aadat', 'Hum Kis Gali Jaa Rahe hain', 'Ehsaas', 'Doorie', 'Kuch Is Tarah', "Woh lamhe", "Pehli nazar mein" and "Tere Bin". He was formerly the lead singer of Jal.
Atif's kindergarten started in Model town Lahore at Kimberley Hall School. His first stage manifestation was in a fancy dress show at his school when he was in 1st grade, where he performed as Imran Khan 'Captain of the Pakistani Cricket Team'. Since then cricket was a passion for him. At that time he did not listen to any particular kind of songs.
At the age of 9, he moved to Norway where he studied at Saint Paul's School. Atif came back to Lahore in 1995 where he continued his studies in Divisional Public School (DPS), Model Town, Lahore. He was selected in his school cricket team as a bowler. Atif cleared his 10th grade in 14 years of age with a distinctive edge that he has always been the youngest boy in the class because of his double promotions while he was in Kimberley Hall. During this period he was putting his best efforts into becoming a professional cricketer. He practiced at the nets at Shapes club in Lahore where Imran Khan would give him tips on bowling.He passed out of DPS after completing his school ending matriculation exams. He further continued his education from Fizzia Air Force College (Lahore) where he completed his ICS with the class of 2001.