Kashif Ali (Urdu: کاشف علی بابر) is a Pakistani singer and reality programs competitor. He is best known for reality show Pakistan Idol. Kashif hails from a background of musicians, at very early age he started singing. His performances in series are considered as one of the finests performance of Idols. He became famous for his emotional and touching performances. currently he is in among Top 8 finalists. His music influenced singers includes Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Javed Ali, Sonu Nigam and composer/singer A. R. Rehman.