Rahim Nasirkhan

Rahim Nasirkhan

Singer (1994-)

Rahim Nasirkhan is an I.T Engineer by Qualification, a full time musician and founder of Qasidaa.


PERSONAL LIFE

Rahim Nasirkhan is an Engineering graduate from the GTU (Gujarat Technological University). He was born on 05 February, 1994 to an Ismaili Muslim Family to Father Nasirkhan and Mother Shamira. He also have a Younger Sister and a Grandmother in his family.


SCHOOLING LIFE

Rahim Nasirkhan has done his Schooling from the Institute of Our Lady of Fatima, Convent in Daman. He completed his Secondary Education from the GSEB in 2010.


According to Rahim Gym was his first love. He used to regularly have gym workouts with the people of double his age. Besides fitness, performing wheelies and stunts with his Yamaha RX100 would make his father worry about him a lot.


He stared his high school at SarvajanikVidyalaya, Daman. He elected Science stream and always waited to attend his weekly Chemistry lab. He madly wanted to learn to play a Guitar when he started listening to the hits by Enrique Iglesias, Bruno Mars, Jason Mraz, Owl City and many other hits of 2012. He successfully completed his HSC with a First class result in 2012.


After completing his 12th Science, During the 3 months’ vacation period, he started getting trained from a well experienced local catholic Guitar tutor in Daman.


After completing his HSC, he got an admission in an Engineering college, LaxmiVidyapeeth, Sarigam, where he studied B.E (Information Technology). With his zero performance experience, he played for the very first time at College’s fresher’s party.


He then slowly started giving solo performances with his Guitar in college events. He graduated I.T with a Distinction in 2017.



VOCALS AND MUSIC STYLE

Rahim Nasirkhan has been greatly influenced by the singer K K, Shankar Mahadevan and MohitChauhan. His all-time favorite is Breathless and Breathless(Reprise) by Shankar Mahadevan.

Rahim has never undergone any formal training in Singing. He has a bass mesmerizing voice. Unplugged is something that he is best at with his singing.


CAREER

After graduating from Laxmi Institute of Technology, Sarigam, Rahim refused to take up many job opportunities that he received from I.T background and randomly got an offer from a School, where he started working as a Music Teacher. Besides being a full time School Teacher he inaugurated an Academy for Arts, Dance and Music named Euphoria in 2016 in Daman where he trained students of all ages to play a Guitar and a Piano.


ALBUMS AND TELEVISION

In 2015, Rahim composed a song for their senior college students and recorded its professional music video which gave him a huge push and fame in the college. People started knowing about thenew performer in the campus. In 2016, Rahim along with the other singers and instrumentalists from the college composed a theme anthem for their college’s Technical Festival Ekatra, which was greatly appreciated by the college management and were sponsored by the management to have the composition’s professional audio recording.


Rahim has also composed many other songs which are lined up and awaited for its recording and is planned to release out soon.


After Rahim formed Qasidaa, he started training the youths at his music school and started providing them platformthrough performances for social activities and eventually Qasidaa started getting appraisals from the well-known personalities from Daman along with the local news channels and newspapers. People really appreciated Rahim for his efforts towards awakening the talent in the youths in town.


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