Hangama is born as Zohra, a popular singer from Afghanistan. When she became a singer her mother chose the name Hangama for her. She currently lives an exile inToronto, Canada where she continues her music career. Before her emigration from Afghanistan in the early 1980s, she was counted as one of the most popular female singers in that country. Besides Afghanistan, she is also known in Tajikistan and Iran where she has a fan base.
Little is known of Hangama's early years. However, she emerged with Ahmad Wali as a very popular musical duo who became the unrivaled singer-couple in mid 1970s. Their first few songs recorded in Afghanistan and the accompanying videos became immensely popular and those songs remain classics of the Afghan music archives. After leaving Afghanistan in Germany in 1985 Hangama and Ahmad Wali got married and gave birth to a son named Massieh in 1986. In 1989, when their son was only three years old, they divorced. After their separation at the beginning of 1990s Ahmad Wali moved to the United States and Hangama stayed there with his son.
In 1995, Hangama got married to Wais Soroor and moved to Toronto, Canada. In 1996 she gave birth to a daughter named Sara.
She won the ATN Award as a Best Female singer in November 29 , 2008.
Hangama is 60 years old.
After moving from Afghanistan, she had lots of concerts with singers like Najim Nawabi, Nasrat Parsa, and Walid Soroor.
In 2005, Hangama returned to Afghanistan for a round of concerts in Kabul. Reportedly she was applauded for her contribution to the music of Afghanistan over the past 20 years.
She recently had concerts in Germany and England. She also had another concert in San Diego, California where she got lots of love from her fans.In March 2009, she was invited in Mazar-e-Sharif by Maza's Premier.
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