Momina Mustehsan is a NY based Pakistani singer and songwriter. Mustehsan is an engineer and a mathematician by profession. She has a bachelors degree in engineering and mathematics from the Stony Brook University. She rose to prominence as a co-singer and writer in Farhan Saeed‘s single “Pee Jaun”, and recorded her first studio song “Sajna” for Junoon’s album Junoon 20.
Momina Mustehsan (مومنہ مستحسن) was born on 5 September 1992 in Faisalabad, Pakistan. Although she has been raised in New York, she loves wearing traditional Pakistani wear. Her mother Huma Mustehsan is a doctor and her father Kazim Mustehsan is a retired General who is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz. She has two brothers, the older Hashim Mustehsan is a doctor and the younger Haider Mustehsan is pursuing Law, both also based in New York. Momina was a part of the choir of her elementary school. According to her, it was during this time that she developed a strong interest in music.
Mustehsan’s claim to fame came later, when in 2016 she marked her Coke Studio debut as a featured artist in season 9, where she performed a rendition of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s “Afreen Afreen”, with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and received critical appraisal. Following her debut, she became one of the most sought-out media personalities in Pakistan over internet, and has been continuously trending on twitter. The song became one of the most viewed songs of Coke Studio.
Momina secretly has a crush on Justin Bieber. Momina is fond of cats, and is often seen sharing images of her pet cats on social media. She went onto playback for band Soch in Indian film Ek Villain that earned her further acclaim and recognition.
- Born: September 5, 1992
- Birth Place: Faisalabad, Pakistan
- Education: Stony Brook University
- Siblings: Haider Mustehsan
- Parents: Huma Mustehsan, Kazim Mustehsan
- Fiancé: Ali Naqvi
- Associated acts: Faakhir Mehmood, Shuja Haider, Saad Sultan