Nofel Izz, 37, popularly known as Nofel, is a UAE based Canadian singer and entrepreneur of Indian and Pakistani descent. He was the founder and CEO of Jobs in Dubai.com, Inc. He has been very particular about his career till he was founded by the Fuzon Band at a Karaoke Night. After delivering beautiful songs he is in Mumbai to launch his music and album in India i.e. a song on India-Pakistan Independence Day celebration “Tere Naam” (single) and an album of 12 songs ‘Chuloon Aasman’ which is very popular in UAE.
According to Gulf News, Nofel said that he took interest in music since he was five. His musical influences came from his mother and his mother’s favorite singers such as Mohammad Rafi, Engelbert Humperdinck and Cliff Richard.
He made a singing appearance in 2010 on the India-Pakistan Independence Day celebration. He sang Tere Naam (In Your Name), which was produced by Arnie Dale of Pakistan, along with actors Meenakshi Dixit and Abdul Aziz, and singer Tariq Tayeb. The song represents the shared sentiment of ‘Being Human First, Rather Than Being Political’ and features a blend of traditional music from the neighboring countries laced with refrains from both national anthems.
During a Karaoke night out in Dubai, he was spotted by Pakistani band Fuzon. This marked his start in Pakistan’s music scene. In January 2012, Nofel signed up with Emix Records of Pakistan for his first album, ‘Saiyaan’, released with Fuzon. One of the popular songs of the album is ‘Chuloon Aasman’, it has a music video with Meenakshi Dixit, entirely shot in Dubai, UAE.
The album was officially released in February 14, 2012 in a media event held at a hotel in Karachi. It was attended by people from the media, and some famous celebrities, and some music enthusiast individuals. During the media event, Nofel has pledged to donate all his proceeds from the album to the Eidi Foundation of Pakistan, aiding people who are deprived with the basic necessities of life, a week after signing up with Emix Records.
He had gathered all the praises in UAE and Pakistan and now wanted his voice to be heard all over India.