Tina Sani, a well known geet and ghazal singer, was born in Dhaka. She studied in Kabul before moving to Karachi, where she earned a diploma in design and began working for an advertising agency in 1977. She was involved in all the creative aspects of advertising business, including listening to and evaluating the music that is an integral part of advertising. One day a friend who had heard her sing casually at home asked her to record a jingle. This led to her career as a singer.