Rising Star: Muskan Jiwa


Muskan Jiwa (11) is now JollyGul.com’s “Rising Star”. Congratulations, Muskan!

“Rising Stars” are pre-teens and teens who have shown considerable promise and passion in producing devotional songs and music of all genres. JollyGul.com will work with them and their parents to assist in enhancing the visibility and distribution of their work as well as help with ideas and production, if needed, on an ongoing basis.

JollyGul.com has launched Muskan Jiwa’s website on its hosting platform. The Jamat can now listen to all her ginans, qasidas and devotional songs in one place with lyrics and English translations displayed at the same time on our custom audio player.

The website has the following sections: Profile, Audios, Gallery (Pics), Videos, Updates and a Contact Form.

Please start listening to Muskan Jiwa’s wonderful recitations on your computer or smartphone browser by clicking on the link (https://www.jollygul.com/muskan-jiwa/) or through the JollyGul On-Demand (green) App.




A proud Canadian born in Edmonton, Alberta, Muskan Jiwa is the child of Reeshma and Zulfikar Jiwa. She has been singing ginans, qasidas, and geets ever since the tender age of 4. Muskan is a vocalist and pianist, being professionally trained at a highly recognized and prestigious school in Edmonton. She was trained ever since the age of 2 and a half years, at group music lessons, and she has always felt that music is something which was in her for a very long time.

Muskan has always been singing Mawla’s geets and ginans from a very young age, and her first formal performance was at the age of 4, when she performed “Happy Birthday Mawla” by Zahira Dhalwani in front of a 1,000 people at Belle Rive Jamatkhana. One of her most notable performances was at the age of 7 when Muskan sang “Woh Shaam” by Kamal Taj in front of President Malik Talib, President for the Council of Canada and many other leaders of the Jamat at the Council Delegation at Nisku Inn in Edmonton. Muskan has always been a Jamatkhana show-stopper, opening up many variety shows with geets and devotional songs that set the tone of the programs.

She is well known across Edmonton for her talents, ginans, and qasida recitations especially in her home Jamatkhana, Belle Rive. Muskan also really likes singing Bollywood songs, and she recently sung a Bollywood mashup in her Jamatkhana’s February 2020 Arts and Culture Show. She also loves to sing English songs. Muskan enjoys singing songs in different languages, such as Tajik, Arabic, Portugese, French, Hindi, and Gujarati.

Muskan’s recent musical achievements include her collaborating with artists from all around the world. She was one of the 30 vocalists from around the globe who sang in the “Ya Allah, You Are The One” song by the talented Zaheed Damani as an Eid-ul-Fitr Tribute in May 2020.

Muskan is featured in the Imamat Day 2020 Musical Expressions show, singing “Hasbi Rabbi” by Sami Yusuf. Muskan is also featured in the multilingual “My Imam” song for Khushyali Imamat Day 2020 by the well renowned Fez Meghani as one of the 7 lead vocalists from around the world.

Muskan’s passions include music, piano, singing, poetry, and art. Her artwork was featured in the apARTtogether exhibition. She is also academically talented and gifted, and was the champion of the Spelling Bee of Canada in 2019 at the age of 10 years. Muskan is also a math champion at both regional and national level.

Muskan has written poems on hope, faith, spirituality and many other topics which she plans to publish in the very near future.


Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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